Luminum

Bend Radii Of Aluminum Sheet & Plate



The minimum inside bend radii for 90 degree cold forming of sheet and plate are expressed as a multiple of the material's thickness.  For example, 6061-T6 in 3/16 thickness has a ratio of 3, making the minimum bend raduis for this material 9/16.

Click on any alloy number for a list of products made from that alloy.


  Thickness In Inches
1/64 1/32 1/16 1/8 3/16 1/4 3/8 1/2
1100-O 0 0 0 0 1/2 1 1 1-1/2
1100-H14 0 0 0 1 1 1-1/2 2 2-1/2
2024-O 0 0 0 1/2 1 1 2-1/2 4
2024-T3 2-1/2 3 4 5 5 6 7 7-1/2
3003-H14 0 0 0 1 1 1-1/2 2 2-1/2
5005-H34 0 0 0 1 1-1/2 1-1/2 2 2-1/2
5052-H32 0 0 1 1-1/2 1-1/2 1-1/2 1-1/2 2
5086-H32 0 1/2 1 1-1/2 1-1/2 2 2-1/2 3
5086-H34 1/2 1 1-1/2 2 2-1/2 3 3-1/2 4
6061-O 0 0 0 1 1 1 1-1/2 2
6061-T4 0 0 1 1-1/2 2-1/2 3 3-1/2 4
6061-T6 1 1 1-1/2 2-1/2 3 3-1/2 4-1/2 5
7075-O 0 0 1 1 1-1/2 2-1/2 3-1/2 4
7075-T6 3 4 5 6 6 8 9 9-1/2

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