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Aerospace Aluminum Extrusions2024-02-29T03:03:33+00:00

Aerospace Aluminum Extrusions

FONNOV ALUMINIUM produces aerospace aluminum extrusions with alloy 6061, 2024 and 7075.

The aircraft aluminum extrusion can be custom-shaped extrusions, seamless aluminum tubes, aluminum rods and bars.

The Temper can be O, F, T3, T4, T6, T731, T351, T851, T651, etc.

Aerospace aluminum extrusions are used in kinds of aircraft components.

FONNOV ALUMINIUM also produce aluminum extrusion for airport facilities.

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Aerospace Aluminum Extrusion Shapes

The aircraft extrusion can be custom aluminum extrusions, hollow aluminum extrusions and solid aluminum extrusions.

Aerospace Aluminum Extrusion Alloy And Temper

We produce aircraft aluminum extrusion mainly with alloy 6061, 2024 and 7075. The alloy can be O, T351, T6, T651, T851, etc.

CNC Machining Service For Aerospace Aluminum Extrusions

Services including precision cutting to length, CNC milling, laser cutting, etc.

Supply Aerospace Aluminum Extrusions

For Aircraft and Airport Projects

Aerospace aluminum extrusion from FONNOV ALUMINIUM offers a light metal material of high strength and corrosion resistance. These aluminum extrusions, tubes and rods can be used in aircraft components, hydralic components, rails, beams, seats, stringers, etc.

Airport facilities require a low-strength aluminum extrusions that used for boarding bridges, handrails, etc.

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Professional Aerospace Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturer


We use aluminum billets that strictly in line with national standards to complete the extrusion. FONNOV produces and controls product quality in strict accordance with National Standards GB/T6892 and GB/T3191. Our customers are all over the world, and we are quite familiar with both American Standard ASTM B221 and European Union Standard EN755 of extruded aluminum products. The rich experience helps us know how to meet the strict quality requirements.

Aerospace Aluminum Extrusion Properties

ALUMINIUM ALLOY Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti Zr Others Al
7075 0.40 0.50 1.2-2.0 0.30 2.1-2.9 0.18-0.28 5.1-6.1 0.20 —— totally 0.15 remainder
2024 0.50 0.50 3.8-4.9 0.3-0.9 1.2-1.8 0.10 0.25 0.15 —— totally 0.15 remainder
6061 0.4-0.8 0.7 0.15-0.40 0.15 0.8-1.2 0.04-0.35 0.25 0.15 —— totally 0.15 remainder

✣All compositions are in percent.

Aluminium Alloy & Temper Thickness


Tensile Strength
Yield Strength
Elongation /%


7075-T6    7075-T6510   7075-T6511 ≤25.00 530 460 6 150
7075-T6    7075-T6510   7075-T6511 >25-60 540 470 6 150
6061-T6 ≤5.00 260 240 95
6061-T6 >5-25 260 240 10 95
2024-O ≤250 ≤150 12 47
2024-T3    2024-T3510 ≤15.00 395 290 8 120
2024-T3    2024-T3510 >15-50 420 290 8 120

✣The tested value is Min.

Aluminium Alloy & Temper (Rods & Bars) Thickness


Tensile Strength
Yield Strength
Elongation /%


7075-T6       7075-T6511 ≤25.00 540 480 7 150
7075-T6       7075-T6511 >25-100 560 500 7 150
7075-T6       7075-T6511 >100-150 550 440 5 150
7075-T6       7075-T6511 >150-200 440 400 5 150
7075-T73       7075-T73511 ≤25.00 485 420 7 135
7075-T73       7075-T73511 >25-75 475 405 7 135
7075-T73       7075-T73511 >75-100 470 390 6 135
7075-T73       7075-T73511 >100-150 440 360 6 135
7075-O ≤200.00 ≤275 ≤165 8 60

✣The tested value is Min.

Aerospace Aluminum Extrusion FAQ

Here are most of the questions related to aircraft aluminum extrusion. We hope you will find the answer to your question. If not, please leave us a message.

What is the meaning or essence of aluminum “temper” designation?2024-02-29T02:56:01+00:00

When we say aluminum extrusions’ “temper” designation, we mean that the material has been taken through heat treatment. The heat treatment is meant to enhance the properties of the material for use in aerospace applications or any other specific area. A good example is T6, which starts with solution heat treatment and then artificial aging. The result is an alloy that has the highest strength. For T4, there is no aging with solution heat treatment. The resulting material may be not as strong as T6, but its formability is better. Each of the other tempers has a unique heat treatment process that results in unique characteristics.

What are the main differences between aerospace aluminum extrusion alloys 6061, 2024, and 7075?2024-02-29T02:54:02+00:00

Aluminum alloy 7075 is mostly identified with superb strength, sometimes even comparable to some versions of steel. Its strength-to-weight ratio is good too, meaning that it provides high strength while still very light. So if you are looking for an alloy to use where the most strength is needed in an aircraft, this material is worth considering. Aluminum 2024 is also renowned for its high strength-to-weight ratio, but it is typically not as strong as 7075 aluminum. Then there are 6061 aluminum extrusions, which are the most versatile of the trio. Its combination of strength, corrosion resistance, weldability, and capability to be welded is excellent. Overall, each of these alloys can be used as aerospace extrusions, but you need to know where to place them for optimum results.

Is there a big difference between aluminum alloy 7075 tempers T6511 and T6?2024-02-29T02:50:56+00:00

There is no big difference between the tempers, but the suitability of the materials for specific aerospace projects can vary a lot. The tempers are different in the sense that T6511 extrusions have been stretched. Note that T6511 and T6 extrusions have a common process of solution heat treatment and artificial aging. However, T6511 goes beyond this with stretching. This step is crucial for the removal of residual stresses.

What is the level of your aluminum products with aerospace requirements?2024-02-29T02:39:57+00:00

Our aerospace aluminum extrusions are highly compatible with the manufacturing standards of the aerospace and defence industry. It is a deliberate effort from our side to ensure that every bit of the products adheres to the stringent standards of the aerospace industry. This is not a challenge for us because we are aware of the standards in China, EU, and USA. That said, our manufacturing process for these parts is a synergy with the suppliers and the client. We want to always be updated on the requirements of the product. In that regard, we have a reliable and recognized quality management system AS9100D. That ensures that we comply with the strict regulations within the aerospace and defence manufacturing industry.

Can I use Fonnov extrusions to build an airport facility?2024-02-29T02:34:05+00:00

Yes, Fonnov does have a broad range of aluminum extrusions fit for airport facility applications. There are so many construction jobs in these facilities that can use our durable, machinable, and versatile materials. We have supplied firms that have used these extrusions to build safety barriers, ramps, baggage carriers, corridor bridges and even hangars. The list of places you could use these extrusions in airport facility project is endless. The extrusions present qualities that fit the stringent and tough operating conditions in this industry. They are corrosion-resistant, durable, and versatile. Furthermore, these materials can be fine-tuned to match the aesthetic requirements of the airport facilities.

Are there customized aerospace aluminum extrusions?2024-02-29T02:20:17+00:00

Yes, customization for aerospace aluminum extrusions is available. If you need specific attributes on an extrusion, the manufacturing process can be tailored to address such. To add to the customization level, Fonnov could also perform secondary milling operations on the material. Popular operation that add suitability to the aerospace aluminum extrusions is CNC machining. With this versatility of design and manufacturing, it is possible to get the best extrusions in terms of weight, durability, and functionality. The cost aspect is also well covered.

Which aluminum and temper is the best for aerospace application?2024-02-29T02:15:25+00:00

Many factors will determine the temper designation you choose for your aerospace application. What is your desired balance for important factors such as machinability and strength? What specific components or parts are you looking to use the aluminum extrusion for? For 6061 aluminum extrusions in aerospace, T6 is great. If you are looking for 7075 aluminum extrusions in aerospace, consider using T6511. If choose 2024 aluminum extrusions, T3511 will be great.

What 2024 aluminum extrusions do you produce?2024-02-29T02:57:12+00:00

2024 Aluminum Bars & 2024 Aluminum Rods

In bar form, 2024 aluminum extrusions can be in square, flat, round, or hexagonal shape. There are also variations in dimensions such as thickness and width, or diameter for rods.

Fonnov Aluminum manufactures different sizes of 2024 aluminum bars and rods to cater to a wide range of industry uses. The 2024 aluminum round bars or rods and flat bars typically come as 2024T3, 2024T3510, 2024T3511, 2024-T8, 2024-T8510, and 2024-T8511.


2024 Aluminum Tubes

2024 aluminum tube is another product series you might consider for your project. Tubes come in handy in industrial and commercial applications. The most popular 2024 aluminum tubes are round, square, rectangular, hex, and oval-shaped. We also offer telescopic tubes and custom shapes. We can also produce large and small 2024 aluminum tubes and thin-walled and thick-walled tubes.


More About Our 2024 Aluminum Extrusions

Except 2024 aluminum rods&bars and 2024 aluminum tubes, various 2024 aluminum extrusions are available at Fonnov Aluminum in different product series including:

  • Custom-shaped 2024 aluminum extrusions
  • 2024 aluminum beams
  • 2024 aluminum channels
  • 2024 aluminum angles
What are the tempers for 2024 aluminum extrusions?2024-03-01T06:52:20+00:00

The temper or heat treatment process involves subjecting the aluminum to heating and cooling in a controlled environment. This process adjusts both the mechanical properties and internal structure of the aluminum alloy.

As the user, it is important to recognize the temper designations and the impacts that subsequent processes can have on the product.

Aluminum products have both alloy and temper designations. Alloy designations are given in the form of four-digit numbers as an identification of the chemical composition of the alloy. As an addition to the alloy designation, temper designations are in alphanumerical form.

By looking at the temper designation, one can determine the treatment process used to achieve the product.

The tempers for 2024 aluminum include T3, T3510, T3511, T8, T8510, T8511, and O, and some tempers’ characteristics are as indicated in the table below:

2024 Aluminum Temper Description
O No heat treatment
T3 Solution heat treated

Strain hardened

Aged naturally

T3511 Solution heat treated

Stress relieved

Aged naturally

T8 Solution heat treated

Strain hardened

Aged artificially

T8511 Solution heat-treated

Stress relieved

Aged artificially

2024 Aluminum vs. 7075 Aluminum2024-03-01T06:52:00+00:00

If you are unsure which option between 2024 and 7075 aluminum is better, it is understandable. Both alloys are known for their high strength, so they could suit a project if that is the sole consideration.

But when it comes to specifics, things begin to change. For instance, if you are looking for an alloy with higher stress/stain resistance, then we would recommend the 7075 aluminum. However, use 2024 aluminum if the cyclic fatigue resistance requirements for your project are high.

The 2024 aluminum is mainly composed of aluminum, copper and magnesium. The 7075 aluminum is mainly composed of aluminum, zinc and copper.

They are all hard alloy, and widely used in aircraft parts. But the 2024 aluminum is not common for general industries.

For more comparision, click 2024 ALUMINUM VS. 7075 ALUMINUM.




Use of 2024 Aluminum Extrusions2024-02-29T02:57:48+00:00

For any aluminum grade you choose, you want to consider a few points. The most important is how you plan to use the aluminum extrusion. High Strength and Machinability are always going to be central points in the various applications of 2024 aluminum extrusions.

When annealed and heat-treated, 2024 aluminum extrusions have acceptable machining capability. Even the complex shapes are achievable using the available techniques like you would with most other metals of comparable machining capabilities.


2024 Aluminum Extrusions in Aircraft and Aerospace

As we have already seen, there are reasons why 2024 aluminum extrusion is synonymous with the aircraft and aerospace industry. Apart from being heat-treatable, the alloy is lightweight and super strong. The grade has unmatched fatigue resistance and yield strength.


Other Applications of 2024 Aluminum Extrusions

Owing to the high strength-to-weight ratio, 2024 aluminum extrusions are also applicable in boats and bicycles.

The wear resistance and machinability properties have also seen the aluminum alloy get widespread use in molds and tools.

The capabilities of 2024 aluminum extrusions in such tough applications have earned the aluminum alloy a big reputation in the industries. Use these extrusions in your next project and you will never be disappointed. You only have to ensure you are getting the right product.

Why Buy 2024 Aluminum Extrusions from FONNOV Aluminum?2024-03-01T06:51:50+00:00

If you are looking for the best manufacturer and supplier of 2024 aluminum extrusions, look no further than FONNOV Aluminum Extrusion & Fabrication. We are leading professional manufacturers and suppliers in China.

Our factory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and processes that ensure that our customers receive quality 2024 aluminum extrusions on time. We adhere to standard manufacturing practices, ensuring that the product composition is as specified. The surface quality and properties of our aluminum extrusions are the best you can get.

As a leader in the 2024 aluminum extrusions market, we specialize in standard aluminum profiles including 2024 aluminum rod, and 2024 aluminum bar. Others are 2024 aluminum tubes, 2024 aluminum angles, 2024 aluminum channels, 2024 aluminum beams, and custom aluminum profiles.

Is 7075 aluminum tube seamless tube?2024-02-29T03:00:06+00:00

Yes, our 7075 aluminum tubes are all 7075 aluminum seamless tubes.

Our 7075 aluminum tubes are high-strength aluminum seamless tubes by indirect extrusion manufacturing. Compared with regular extruded aluminum tubes, the 7075 aluminum seamless tube is stable on structure and properties.

There is no welding line for 7075 aluminum tube, so it is good for secondary machining.

What is 7075 aluminum used for?2024-02-29T03:00:18+00:00

7075 aluminum tubes and 7075 drawn aluminum tubes are commonly used in aircraft and aerospace. 7075 aluminum is a zinc alloyed aluminum and it has a superior strength. 7075 aluminum tubes are seamless. All these features make 7075 tubes suitable for structural parts. When you have a seat in an aircraft, you can find 7075 aluminum tubes as the seat back and seat beams.

Do you produce 7075T6511 aluminum tubes for aircraft?2024-02-29T03:00:29+00:00

Yes, we produce 7075T6511 aluminum tubes. Compared with T6 temper, T6511 aluminum is stress-relieved by stretching. 7075T6511 aluminum tubes are commonly used in aircraft and aerospace. No matter alloy composition, or mechanical properties, our 7075T6511 aluminum tubes are all beyond our National Standard, and also can meet standard AMSQQA200/11 and AMS4169.

Can you bend 7075 aluminum tube?2024-02-29T03:00:41+00:00

7075 aluminum is hard,and difficult to be bent.We provide bending and secondary machining service for 7075 aluminum tubes. CONTACT US for more details of your bending request.

What are the products that made by 7075 aluminum extrusion?2024-02-29T02:58:43+00:00

The 7075 aluminum extrusion products include custom 7075 aluminum extrusion profiles as per drawings, 7075 aluminum rods, 7075 aluminum bars, 7075 aluminum tubes and pipes, 7075 aluminum round tubes, 7075 aluminum square tubes, 7075 aluminum angles, 7075 aluminum channels, 7075 aluminum beams, 7075 aluminum rails, etc. FONNOV ALUMINIUM can produce 7075 aluminum extrusions with solid shapes and hollow shapes.

Can I use 6061T6 instead of 7075T6?2024-02-29T02:59:00+00:00

Different aluminum alloy and temper is with different mechanical properties, as well as different requirement in application. Click How to Choose Aluminium Profiles: 7075T6 VS 6061T6 to see the differences of 6061T6 and 7075T6, which can help you to confirm the material that you need for production.


Is 7075 aluminum extrusion aircraft aluminum?2024-02-29T02:59:11+00:00

Yes, 7075 aluminum extrusions are mainly used in aircraft and aerospace industries. The extruded aluminum used in aircraft is usually alloy 7075, 2024, and 6061. The aluminum alloy 7075 provides the highest strength among them. We produce and provide below 7075 aluminum extrusions as aircraft material:

7075-T73511 aluminum bars

7075-T6511 aluminum bars

7075-T6 aluminum extrusion with custom shapes

7075-T6511 aluminum extrusion with custom shapes

7075-T73 aluminum extrusion with custom shapes

7075-T73511 aluminum extrusion with custom shapes

Is 7075 aluminum extrusion easy to machine?2024-02-29T02:59:31+00:00

On the Aluminum Association machinability rating system, 7075 aluminum alloy is rated B, it is considered to have average machinability.

So the 7075 aluminum extrusion has average-to-good rating for machinability.

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