7079 T6/T6511 Aerospace Aluminum Forgings
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7079 T6/T6511 Aerospace Aluminum Forgings

7079 aluminum alloy is a high-strength, high-toughness aluminum alloy with good corrosion resistance and weldability, suitable for manufacturing high-demand aerospace components.

Why choose Chalco Aluminum's 7079 aluminum forgings?

Quality could full meet world wide aviation standard

AMS 4148 7079-T6511 Aluminum alloy forgings

AMS 4138 7079-T6 Aluminum Forgings

Production and management comply with international aviation quality system certification


OHSAS 18001


ISO 9001




aerospace certification

Specs of 7079 aluminum forgings

Open Die Forging Cube ≤9T Length≤7000mm,
Disk ≤5T Diameter≤2500mm
Ring ≤5T Outer diameter of quenching parts≤2500mm,
Outer diameter of non-quenching parts≤4000mm,
Cylinder ≤5T Outer diameter 200-800mm, Length≤2000mm;
Outer diameter 801-2000mm, Length≤1500mm;
Axle ≤8T Length≤7000mm,
Backward Extrusion Forged Pipe Outer diameter≤830mm,
Inner diameter≤650mm,
Closed Die Forging Common Closed Die Forgings - PVA≤3.0㎡(Diameter≤1950mm)
Complex Closed Die Forgings - PVA≤1.5㎡(Diameter≤1400mm)

Chemical composition of 7079 aluminum alloy

Element Composition(%)
Si 0.30
Fe 0.40
Cu 0.4-0.8
Mn 0.10-0.30
Mg 2.90-3.70
Cr 0.10-0.25
Zn 3.8-4.80
Al Remainder

Mechanical property of 7A09 aluminum forgings

Forging type Direction Tension Strength Yield Strength Elongation
AMS 4148 7079-T6511 aluminum forgings L ≥540 MPa ≥485 MPa ≥10%
LT ≥540 MPa ≥485 MPa ≥10%
ST ≥390 MPa ≥310 MPa ≥12%
AMS 4138 7079-T6 aluminum forgings L ≥620 MPa ≥570 MPa ≥9%
LT ≥570 MPa ≥520 MPa ≥10%
ST ≥435 MPa ≥345 MPa ≥11%

Features of 7A09 aluminum forgings

High strength: 7079 aluminum forgings have high strength, high tensile strength and yield strength, which can meet the strength requirements of aerospace and other fields.

Good toughness: 7079 aluminum forgings maintain good toughness while having high strength, have good impact resistance and fatigue resistance, and can adapt to complex working environments and high-intensity workloads.

Good corrosion resistance: 7079 aluminum forgings have good corrosion resistance and can be used for a long time in harsh environments such as high humidity and high temperature.

Easy to process: 7079 aluminum forgings have good machinability, can be processed and formed by cold working, hot working, etc., and have a wide range of applications.

Weldability: 7079 aluminum forgings have good weldability and can be connected and assembled by conventional welding processes.

features of 7079 aerospace aluminum forging

Uses of 7A09 aluminum forgings

Aviation engine parts: the high strength and corrosion resistance of 7079 aluminum forgings can meet the high temperature, high pressure and high strength requirements of engine parts, such as turbine blades, high temperature structural parts, etc.

Aircraft structural parts: 7079 aluminum forgings are widely used in aircraft structural parts, such as fuselage structure, wing body structure, 7079 aluminum alloy aircraft wing rear beam frame, 7079 aluminum alloy landing gear outer cylinder with rotating shaft beam, etc.

Flight control system components: 7079 aluminum forgings have good toughness and fatigue resistance, can adapt to complex working environments and high-intensity workloads, and are used in flight control system components, such as steering gear housings, flight control arm etc.

Avionics equipment: the high strength and good electrical conductivity of 7079 aluminum forgings make it widely used in avionics equipment, such as conductive shells, interface shells, etc.

In short, 7079 aluminum forgings have a wide range of applications in the aviation field, involving aero-engines, aircraft structural parts, flight control system components, and avionics equipment.

application of 7079 aerosapce aluminum forging

What precautions should be taken when purchasing 7079 aluminum forgings?

Understand product specifications: before purchasing 7079 aluminum forgings, it is very important to understand its size, shape, weight, strength and other specifications. This information will help you determine whether the product you need is available.

Know the reputability of the supplier: it is very important to choose a reputable supplier. Before selecting a vendor, check its background, qualifications, and past client feedback. This can help you determine if a vendor is trustworthy.

Confirm the quality standard: before purchasing 7079 aluminum forgings, please make sure you know the quality standard of the product, such as ASTM, ASME, etc. This will help you determine whether the product meets your quality requirements.

Consider lead time: before purchasing 7079 aluminum forgings, check with your supplier for lead time and make sure it matches your needs. If you need a product with a short delivery time, please discuss with the supplier whether expedited service is available and the cost of expedited service.

Consider the cost: before buying 7079 aluminum forgings, please compare the prices of different suppliers and confirm whether the price is reasonable. Note that low price does not necessarily mean poor quality. Therefore, carefully consider the balance between price and quality.

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