1050 Aluminum Scrap

1050 aluminum is an incredibly high-grade, commercially pure alloy. Composed of 99% genuine aluminum, it’s renowned for its superior electrical and thermal conductivity as well as corrosion resistivity and workability. Applications can range from the electric to chemical industries. Our clean scrap metal comes direct from manufacturing waste, ideal for reuse across many applications!

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Applications of Aluminum Alloy 1050


Architectural Decoration


Chemical industry containers




Heat Sinks

Material Properties of Aluminum Alloy 1050

Excellent Weldability

Aluminum alloy 1050 has high weldability, meaning it can be easily welded with conventional arc welding or gas welding methods. It also offers excellent resistance to corrosion and good shock absorption properties. The alloy is often used for pipes, tanks, and other large structures where strength is required.

High Corrosion Resistance

Comprised of commercially pure wrought aluminum, 1050 scrap has superior corrosion resistance compared to other aluminum alloys. With this alloy’s robust protection against wear and tear, you can produce industrial equipment for diverse chemical applications.

High Plasticity and High Ductility

1050 aluminum scrap offers remarkable cold workability, brazeability, and solderability. Therefore, it’s widely used for various common industry purposes such as making signage or cable sheathing to electrical appliance components. Additionally, this amazing metal can also be utilized in the manufacturing of architectural flashings like gutters or roofing.

Strength Can Be Improved

Despite having lower mechanical strength than its counterparts, 1050 aluminum can be reinforced through coldworking techniques. Make sure you don’t heat-treat this particular series of alloys. The only way to enhance its performance is by cold working techniques.

Excellent Thermal Conductivity

When it comes to thermal conductivity, 1050 aluminum has a clear advantage over other alloyed metals – making it an ideal choice for heat transfer devices such as heat sinks. This is because its thermal conductivity is higher than other aluminum alloys, making it an excellent choice for cooling applications.

High Electrical Conductivity

1050 aluminum’s extraordinary electrical conductivity and electrochemical stability across a broad temperature range make it an ideal choice for the cathode foils of lithium-ion batteries. Rolling this material even further in its manufacturing process creates thin, yet resilient foil that is extensively used by several of our clients in their secondary battery industry for electric vehicles, smartphones, and much more!

Chemical Composition Of 1050 Aluminum Alloy

ElementPercentage By Weight
Aluminum (Al)99.5%
Iron (Fe)0 – 0.4%
Silicon (Si)0 – 0.25%
Copper (Cu)0 – 0.05%
Magnesium (Mg)0 – 0.05%
Manganese (Mn)0 – 0.05%
Zinc (Zn)0 – 0.05%
Other0 – 0.15%

Technical Specifications of 1050 Aluminum Alloy

Density2.71 kg/m3
Melting Point650°C
Modulus of Elasticity71 GPa
Electrical Resistivity0.282 x 10-6 Ω.m
Thermal Conductivity222 W/m.K
Thermal Expansion24 x 10-6/K
1050 Aluminum Scrap


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Why Choose Inquivix Technologies?

Our team of highly skilled professionals and technical personnel, coupled with unbeatable prices and top-notch after-sales service, makes us the premiere aluminum alloy provider in the industry.

What Is the Difference Between New Scraps and Old Scraps?

New scrap is generated during the manufacturing process, while old scrap refers to post-consumer waste. This differentiation can have a significant impact on recycling efforts, as the two types of scrap require different processes to be reused effectively. For example, old scrap may contain impurities like contaminants or other metals, which require purification before reuse. In comparison, new scrap is typically cleaner and free of such impurities.

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