3003 is a non-heat-treatable aluminum alloy. Due to its composition, 3003 is approximately 20% stronger than type 1100. Cold working increases its strength. It is readily worked and contains magnesium for excellent service under severely corrosive conditions.
Aluminum 3003 Fact Sheet
|Composition||[Mn 1-1.5%, Fe 0.7%, Si 0.6%, Cu 0.05-0.2%]|
|Specifications||ASTM B211, AMS-QQ-A-225|
|Tensile Strength||25 Kpsi*|
|Max. Operating Temperature||400° F (loses tensile strength)|
* Tensile strength and elongation are for annealed 0.012″ wire diameter. Please note that material performance data is provided a reference guide only… There are many factors involved in wire cloth performance, so please consult with an experienced engineer before choosing the metal best suited for your unique needs!