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Wrought Aluminum Metallurgy PD261734ON


There are a wide variety of wrought aluminum alloys, each developed to provide specific properties. Getting the strength you need in an aluminum alloy requires knowledge of the effects of alloy composition, cold-working, and heat treating on aluminum metallurgy and properties. A good understanding of how aluminum alloys behave and what can be done to modify their properties is critical for being more productive and profitable. The course takes about one hour to complete and consists of one module and a final exam. Also, quizzes and problems give you opportunities to apply the concepts taught.


By participating in this online course, you will be able to:

  • Select the most appropriate alloy and heat treating process for your application
  • Evaluate suppliers
  • Develop manufacturing processes
  • Solve quality problems

Materials Provided


  • 90 days (from date of purchase) of online access to the thirty minute presentation
  • Course handbook (.pdf, dowloadable)
  • Integrated knowledge checks to reinforce key concepts
  • Proof of Participation (Transcript)

Is this Metallurgy Online Course for You?

This course was designed for design, manufacturing, and quality engineers who need to better understand the metallurgy of aluminum alloys in order to make design decisions, evaluate suppliers, and fix quality problems.


Have colleagues who need this course? See Special Offers to the right.

Click on the "Requirements" tab to make sure you are properly equipped to interact with this course.


Have colleagues who need this course? See Special Offers to the right.

Click on the Requirements tab to make sure you are properly equipped to interact with this course.

Industrial Metallurgists, LLC

Industrial Metallurgists, LLC provides materials engineering expertise and training to help you develop and manufacture products. Industrial Metallurgists, LLC believes that understanding the science and engineering of materials enables the design and manufacture of successful products that meet their performance, reliability, and cost requirements.

For More Details

Email, or call 1-877-606-7323 (U.S. and Canada) or 724-776-4970 (outside US and Canada).

Related Topics
  • The different families of wrought aluminum alloys
  • Composition and strength differences between the alloy families
  • Relationship between metal strength and the microscopic structures that influence strength
  • Effects of cold-working, alloying, and heat treating on aluminum microstructure and strength
  • Aluminum temper designations for cold-worked and precipitation strengthened alloys

  • Windows 7, 8 (Apple OSX and Unix/Linux are not supported but may work)
  • Pentium 4 PC
  • Minimum 512 MB RAM; recommended 1 GB RAM
  • Internet Explorer 10-11, Mozilla Firefox 37 , Google Chrome 42 (Safari and Opera are not supported)
  • Broadband-1Mbps minimum

Access Period:90 Days

Duration: 1 Hours

Special Offers: Have colleagues who need this course? Purchase access for one individual at the appropriate member or list price, then purchase access for up to four additional employees at 10% off the list price. Contact SAE Customer Service to arrange on demand access for all individuals at the same time or mention the invoice number for the first purchase. The offer is good for only the same On Demand Course. All participants will receive a personal account in the SAE Learning Center.



Quantity discounts for six or more students and corporate access options also are available - complete a Corporate Learning Solutions Request Form for a quote.