Introduction to Aluminum Alloys and Tempers – J. Gilbert Kaufman


Selected Contents:

  • Introduction – The Nature of the Problem
  • The Aluminum Association Alloy and Temper Designation Systems for Wrought and Cast Aluminum
  • Understanding of the Alloy Designation System (both wrought and aluminum alloys)
  • Understanding of the Temper Designation System (tempers for both wrought and cast aluminum alloys)
  • Understanding Aluminum Fabrication Processes (ingot and billet casting, slab and strip casting, rolling, extrusion, forging, casting parts)
  • Applications for Aluminum Alloys and Tempers (by alloy class, by market area)
  • Catalog of Representative Photomicrographs
  • List of Selected References
  • Appendix: Terminology