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5083 Aluminum Pipe

Aluminium 5083 is a strong magnesium-manganese-chromium-aluminium alloy. It can be hardened by cold work, but is not heat treatable to higher strength. It has good ductility for the strength level, better than most other 5000 series alloys .

Due to its excellent corrosion resistance, especially in seawater environments, 5083 aluminum pipe is primarily used in the marine industry. In addition to its outstanding corrosion resistance, 5083 aluminum pipe also exhibits excellent welding characteristics, making it highly suitable for the fabrication of pressure vessels.

Standard specifications

ASTM/ ASME B210, B221, ASTM B241, B429, AMS OQ -A-200/8, WWW-T-700/5

Chalco's inventory of EN AW-5083 aluminum tube stock sizes

We supply SCH 40 Aluminum 5083 Pipe of different shapes and sizes. We are the professional manufacturer and exporter of seamless 5083-O Aluminium Pipes.

Chalco offers the lowest price guarantee on its stock of 5083 aluminum pipe, with no minimum order quantity restrictions.Click to Order

Alloy Temper OD(inch) Wall(inch)
5083 H112 6.693 0.394
5083 H112 6.693 0.394
5083 H112 6.693 0.394
5083 H112 6.693 0.394
5083 H112 6.693 0.394
5083 H112 6.693 0.394
5083 H112 8.661 0.394
5083 H112 9.055 0.394
5083 H112 9.055 0.394

AA5083 aluminum pipe specifications

Manufacturing Dimensions ASME B36.10M, B36.19M
Available Sizes 15 - 150" NB IN
Specialized in Large Diameter Size
Sch. SCH5, SCH10, SCH40, STD, SCH80, SCH160
Frequently Used Types Seamless / ERW / Welded / Fabricated
Forms Include Square, Round
Technique Extruded or seamless
Surface Treatment Anodized, Powder Coated, Mill Finished

Aluminium 5083 pipes equivalent grades

EU USA Germany Japan France England Russia
ENAW-AlMg4.5Mn0.7 A95083 AlMg4.5Mn 5082 5183 5083 AMg4.5

The physical properties of 5083 aluminum pipe

Density 2.650 g/cm3
Melting Point 570°C
Modulus of Elasticity 72 GPa
Electrical Resistivity 0.058×10-6 Ω.m
Thermal Conductivity 121 W/m.K
Thermal Expansion 25×10-6 /K

The mechanical properties of 5083 aluminum pipe

Proof Stress 125 Min MPa
Tensile Strength 275 - 350 MPa
Hardness Brinell 75 HB
Elongation 12 %

The chemical composition of 5083 aluminum pipe

Element Composition (%)
Si 0.4
Fe 0.4
Cu 0.1
Mn 0.4-1.0
Mg 4.0-4.9
Zn 0.25
Ti 0.15
Cr 0.05-0.25
Al Balance

The production method of 5083 aluminum pipe

Extrusion method

Preheated 5083 aluminum alloy billets are fed into a continuous extrusion machine, which extrudes them into the desired tubular shape. This method is suitable for large-diameter pipes and complex cross-sectional shapes.

Forging method

5083 aluminum billets can be transformed into tubes through a forging process by placing the billet into a mold and applying high pressure to alter its shape, ultimately forming the tube.

Welding method

5083 aluminum sheets or 5083 aluminum alloy coils are joined into tubes using welding processes. Welding methods include TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas), MIG (Metal Inert Gas), electron beam welding, and others.

The characteristics of 5083 aluminum pipe

5083 aluminum alloy contains 5.2% magnesium, 0.1% manganese, and 0.1% chromium. In the annealed state, it exhibits high strength and maintains good formability due to excellent ductility.

5083 aluminum piping possesses high corrosion resistance, making it particularly suitable for marine applications, but it is not recommended for use in applications exceeding 65°C.

5083 aluminum is a high-strength magnesium-manganese-chromium-aluminum alloy. It can be hardened through cold working but cannot be heat-treated to achieve higher strength levels. It possesses good ductility at its strength levels, surpassing most other alloys in the 5000 series.

The characteristics of 5083 aluminum pipe

The applications of 5083 aluminum pipe

Chalco is a 5083 aluminum pipe manufacturer, producing 5083 seamless aluminum pipe, 5083 welded aluminum pipe, 5083 forged aluminum pipe, and 5083 extruded aluminum pipe for various purposes.Quick Quote


5083 aluminum pipe is widely used in the structural components of aircraft, rockets, missiles, and other aerospace vehicles due to its lightweight, high corrosion resistance, and welding capabilities. These applications include missile launch tubes and missile casings.

Marine engineering

5083 aluminum pipe is used in marine engineering for manufacturing ship hulls, decks, marine tanks, offshore platforms, and diving equipment due to its corrosion resistance, which allows it to maintain excellent performance in saltwater environments.

Pressure vessels

5083 aluminum pipe is suitable for manufacturing various types of pressure vessels, including boilers, gas cylinders, and chemical reactors. Its high strength and corrosion resistance make it a safe and reliable choice.

Oil and gas industry

5083 aluminum pipe is used in the oil and gas exploration and transmission equipment, including well pipes, gas pipes, pipelines, valves, and tanks, due to its ability to withstand corrosive oil and gas media.

The applications of 5083 aluminum pipe

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