Die Casting

Aluminum Alloy 380 Die Casting

Aluminum die casting using Alloy 380 (A380) provides an excellent combination of material properties and ease of production. Trident Components offers aluminum alloy 380 among many other materials to meet your specific die casting needs. In addition to our various materials, we have a wide range of die casting machines and cost-saving blanket order and inventory services to consistently produce a high-quality product.


ALLOY COMPOSITION

380

A380

Silicon

7.5-9.5

7.5-9.5

Iron

2.0

1.3

Copper

3-4

3-4

Manganese

0.50

0.50

Magnesium

0.10

0.10

Nickel

0.50

0.50

Zinc

3.0

3.0

Tin

0.35

0.35

Total others

0.50

0.50

Aluminum

Balance

Balance

PROPERTIES

   

Ultimate tensile strength (ksi)

46

47

Tensile yield strength (ksi)

23

23

Elongation (% in 2" G.L.)

3.5

3.5

Hardness (HB)

80

80

Shear strength (ksi)

28

27

Fatigue strength (ksi) (limit @ 500

20

20

Density (lb./in.3)

0.099

0.096

Melting range (oF) approx.

1000-1100

1000-1100

Specific heat (Btu/lb.oF)

0.23

0.23

Coefficient of thermal expansion(in./in./oF)

12.2

12.1

Thermal conductivity (Btu/fthr.oF)

55.6

55.6

Electrical conductivity (% IACS)

27

23

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