Shipbuilding aluminum is generally 5-series aluminum alloy,5-series aluminum alloy has good anti-rust performance.Even if large area is exposed to complex air, water, oil and other medium, it is not easy to be corroded. The 5-series aluminum alloy is aluminum-magnesium alloy, and the magnesium element is generally below 7%. With the addition of magnesium element, the strength of aluminum alloy becomes better and better. Therefore, it's a perfect fit for ship board.With the development of global trade, more and more companies are looking at the world and vigorously developing import and export business. Many cargo transportation needs to be realized by water transportation. So the demand for ships will increase greatly. The marine aluminum sheet has many advantages, so it has a wide market prospect.

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Advantages of aluminum alloy used in shipbuilding industry

Aluminium has been used in the shipbuilding industry for nearly 100 years. What are the advantages? Here for you.

1. Lightweighting of ships is an important issue. Due to the low density, high strength, high rigidity and corrosion resistance of aluminum, the weight of ships made of aluminum alloys is lighter 15-20%than that made of steel or other synthetic materials ;  

2. The high toughness, corrosion resistance, and weldability characters of aluminum alloys provide a good choice for ship structure which has strict requirements for shipbuildings weight;

3. Due to the lower cost of aluminum processing, it is more economical to use aluminum to make ships.

These advantages of aluminum alloys have made it develop rapidly in ship applications, and the shipbuilding industry has also provided a broad application market for aluminum materials.

Types of marine aluminum plates

Marine alloy aluminum plates are mainly used in ship accessories, decks, ship sheet metal parts, etc. There are also many aluminum alloys for ships. Today, aluminum alloys for ship structures are mainly 5 series (5A06, 5A05, 5454, etc.) and ultra high strength 6 series (6061, 6063, 6082, 6005, etc.).

Our guarantee for the quality of marine aluminum plates

There are countless aluminum plate manufacturers in the market, and many can produce aluminum plates for ships. Our advantage is that we can provide you with traceable quality assurance. At present, Mingtai Aluminum has successively obtained the approval from China Classification Society (CCS), Norwegian Classification Society (DNV), American Classification Society (ABS), French Classification Society (BV), and British Classification Society (LR). Certified by 5 classification societies.

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