Aluminum 535 for Investment Casting

May 22, 2018

Aluminum is an excellent metal for investment casting with numerous alloy options. Following are some of the properties of Aluminum 535:

  • It has excellent resistance to corrosion.
  • Heat treating is not required to achieve full properties.
  • It has excellent polishing and anodizing ratings.
  • It is easily machined – up to 18 times faster than malleable and gray iron.
  • It is not well-suited for some welding applications.