Aluminum

Pennsylvania Steel is one of the leading aluminum suppliers in the northeast. PA Steel maintains a wide variety of aluminum products in the inventories of many of our regional warehouses. Our inventory includes 6000 series round bars, flat bars, angles, channels, structural tubes, and custom shapes. In addition, our plate stock includes grades 6061, 7075, 2024, and Tool & Jig. We offer precision saw cutting and production saw cutting up through 12” thick plate.

What is Aluminum?

Aluminum is the 13th element in the periodic table and one of the most widespread metals on the planet. At PA Steel, it is one of our top-selling metals. Alumnium is incredibly lightweight, highly durable, ductile, and cororossion resistant. These properties make it a versatile and top choice metal for various applications.

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Benefits of Aluminum

So why is aluminum so popular in the steel industry? Compared to other types of steel, aluminum comes with a number of benefits including the following:
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Aluminum Uses

Since aluminum is such a versatile material, it has a wide range of uses. Some of the most common uses of aluminum include:

Products

Grades

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Rounds
Flats
Squares
Structurals
Sheet
Plate
Custom Extrusions

Aluminum fact sheet on the most popular grades

GradesTensileYieldSpecificationCharacteristics
110013,000/24,0005000/22,000QQ-A-250/1Pure aluminum, soft with excellent workability and weldability, cannot be heat treated
202470,00050,000QQ-A-250/4High strength to weight ratio, good machinability, can be formed and heat treated annealed condition
300322,00021,000QQ-A-250/2Pure aluminum with manganese added for 20% more strength than 1100, retains excellent cannot be heat treated
505233,00028,000QQ-A250/8Highest strength of non heat treatable grades, excellent marine and salt water corrosion, great workability, anodizes bright and clear
606145,00040,000QQ-A-250/11 Sheet and Plate
QQ-A-200/8 Bars and Shapes
QQ-A-200/16
Most versatile of the heat treatable grades, combines good corrosion resistance, weldability and workability. Used for a wide variety of products and applications
606327,00021,000QQ-A-200/9The architectural alloy, extruded square corners excellent corrosion resistance and finishing characteristics. Best grade for anodizing

Get a Custom Quote For Aluminum From PA Steel

Are you in need of some of our aluminum products for an upcoming project? If so, we’re happy to provide you with a custom quote from an aluminum distributor near you. Please choose from one of our locations across the northeast including our Pennsylvania locations such as Bensalem, York, and Whitehall, or from Ashland, VA, Cleveland, OH, Bethpage, NY, Stanley, NC, or Naugatuck, CT. To get started on your order or learn more about Pennsylvania Steel Company, please feel free to request a no-obligation quote.

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