1980-02-01

New 5xxx-Series Aluminum Alloy for Auto Body Sheet 800348

A new 5xxx-series aluminum alloy for auto body sheet is described. The new alloy GZ42 which is of Al-Mg-Zn-Cu system was developed to obtain excellent tensile ductility and formability.
The most prominent characteristic of the new alloy is its excellent press formability over the other aluminum alloys for auto body sheet. Technical data is presented and discussed.

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