3003 – This grade is alloyed with 1.2% manganese to provide a tensile strength range of 17,000 to 30,000 PSI as well as excellent workability and corrosion resistance. Used for drawing, spinning, fuel tanks, sheet metal work and other applications where slightly higher strength than 1100 is required. Non-heat treatable.
5052 – This grade is alloyed with 0.8% magnesium for a tensile strength of 31,000 to 44,000 PSI, very good corrosion resistance, good workability, weldability and strength. Used for aircraft fuel tanks, storm shutters, utensils, electronic mounting plates, etc. Non-heat treatable.
6061 – This grade is alloyed with 0.8% magnesium and 0.6% silicon for tensile strength of 20,000 to 42,000 PSI and good weldability and corrosion resistance. Used for engineering and structural applications, furniture, boats, transportation equipment, etc. Heat treatable.