Recent development and prospects for giant plane aluminum alloys
(School of Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China)
Abstract: The features, applications and development of giant plane aluminum alloys were briefly described. The chemical composition, mechanical properties and applications of 2××× series and 7××× series aluminum alloys were reviewed in detail. Several existing problems in present China giant plane aluminum alloys were pointed out. The development trend of giant plane aluminum alloys was put forward.
Key words: giant plane; aluminum alloys; 2××× series aluminum alloys; 7××× series aluminum alloys; aluminum-lithium alloy; aluminum-based composite materials