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Commercial Transportation : Sheet, plate, foil : General Engineering Plates : 6013 Power Plate

6013 Power Plate

Arconic 6013 Power Plate is specifically formulated for applications requiring increased strength, greater hardness, better surface finish and machinability.

Arconic 6013 Power Plate offers the processor or end user improved productivity and cost benefits, combining the surface hardness and increased strength typical of 2xxx and 7xxx alloys, with the very good anodizing, corrosion resistance and weld capability typical of 6xxx alloys.

Applications for 6013 Power Plate are broad and varied. It is the perfect alloy for products such as fixtures, moulds, tooling plates, machined parts and semiconductor fabrication equipment, as well as in applications that require excellent wear resistance, like tipper trailers.

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