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Commercial Transportation : Translite : 5454 Aluminum Alloy Bulk Transport Sheet (BTS)

5454 Aluminum Alloy Bulk Transport Sheet (BTS)

Arconic’s 5454 aluminum alloy has been specifically developed for use in the manufacture of aluminum tank/dry bulk trailers and dump bodies. Our product’s high strength, excellent weldability, formability, and corrosion resistance meets manufacturing and commercial requirements for cargoes from dry bulk to aggressive liquids.

Developed with the help of our industry renowned Arconic Technical Center researchers and fabricated in our world class mills using our production system principles, the BTS line of products offers unparalleled performance choices for every customer. Depending on the combination of material properties, functionality, and aesthetics needed in your trailer, one of Arconic's BTS products will be the right solution for you. 

Bulk Transport mill finish offers customers improved surface consistency and brightness with reduced surface blemishes and imperfections. Arconic’s Bulk Transport Sheet is most frequently used for a wide variety of dump bodies and trailers hauling dry bulk and abrasive materials. Surface blemishes on this engineered product are held to a minimum with brightness and image clarity being more typical of a uniform finish.

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