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Capabilities

Aluminum Alloys

Alloy Type Common Casting Specifications RATING*
Castability Machinability Corrosion Resistance Weldability Harden by Heat Treat Magnetic
355 ASTM B-618 1 1 2 2 Yes No
C355 ASTM B-618 1 1 1 2 Yes No
356 AMS 4260 1 1 2 2 Yes No
A356 AMS 4218 1 1 2 2 Yes No
A357 ASTM B-686 1 1 2 2 Yes No
D357 AMS 4241 1 1 2 2 Yes No
535 As Cast 2 1 1 3 Yes No
40 E QQ-A-601 (17) 3 1 2 2 No No

REFERENCE RATING* 1 – Excellent 2 – Good 3 – Fair 4 – Poor

ISO 9001 / AS 9100C / Nadcap