# General Information

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## General Information

GENERAL INFORMATION | |||||||||||||

WROUGHT ALLOYS:- WELDING PROPERTIES: |
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RELATIVELY SUITABLE FOR JOINING ( * ) |
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ALLOY & TEMPER |
GAS |
ARC WITH INSERT GAS |
ARC WITH FLUX |
RESISIT. WELDING |
PRESSURE WELDING |
BRAZING |
SOLDERING |
FILLER METAL (3) + |
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LOW TEMP. |
HIGH TEMP. |
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1050 M | A | A | A | B | A | A | A | A | 1260 | ||||

1100 M | A | A | A | B | A | A | A | A | 1100 | ||||

2014 M | D | C | C | B | C | D | D | D | 4145 | ||||

2017 T4 | D | C | C | B | C | D | D | D | 4145 | ||||

T6 | D | C | C | B | D | D | D | D | 4145 | ||||

2024 T4 | D | C | C | B | D | D | D | D | 4145 | ||||

3003 M | A | A | A | B | A | A | A | A | 1100 | ||||

5005 M | A | A | A | B | A | B | B | A | 4043 | ||||

5052 M | A | A | A | B | B | C | C | C | 5356 | ||||

5086 M | C | A | A | B | C | D | D | D | 5356 | ||||

6061 M | A | A | A | B | A | A | B | A | 4043 | ||||

T4 | A | A | A | A | B | A | B | A | 4043 | ||||

T6 | A | A | A | A | B | A | B | A | 4043 | ||||

6063 T6 | A | A | A | A | B | A | B | A | 4043 | ||||

6101 T6 | A | A | A | A | B | A | B | A | 4043 | ||||

6201 T81 | A | A | A | A | B | A | B | A | 4043 | ||||

7018 T6 | D | C | C | A | C | D | C | C | 7039 | ||||

7039 T6 | D | C | C | A | C | D | C | C | 7039 | ||||

1. For general purpose only. For specialised applications, e.g. pressure vessels anodised-item etc., special process should be used. 2. * Joining ratings A, B, C & D are relative in order or merit. A - Readily weldable. B - Special techniques and close control of procedure are required. C - Limited weldability due to crack sensitivity, loss in strenght and or loss in resistance to corrosion. D - Not recommended. 3 + Filler metals for general purpose only. For specialised applications requiring high strength ductility,- colour match after anodising etc., speical filler metals are recommended. |