This is the most widely used aluminum alloy, perfect for prototyping and production. Versatile, easy-to-machine, and weldable.
|Stage||Production-like parts where detail and mechanical properties are important.|
|Finish||As-machined finish is smooth but leaves visible tool marks. Aluminum can be hand-polished, bead-blasted, and anodized.|
|Strength||Yield strength 35,000 psi.|