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AA 7178
Category Aluminum Alloy
Class Wrought

Composition
ElementWeight %
Al  88.1 
Cu  2.0 
Mg  2.7 
Cr  0.26 
Zn  6.8 

Mechanical Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Density (×1000 kg/m3) 2.82 25  
Poisson's Ratio 0.33 25  
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 70-80 25  

Thermal Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Thermal Expansion (10-6/ºC) 23.4  20-100  
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Metal 3D Printing Design Guide

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) 3D printing for parts with reduced cost and little waste.

3D Scanners

A white paper to assist in the evaluation of 3D scanning hardware solutions.

CNC Machining Design Guide

Optimize your designs, reduce machining time, and lower your costs.

Mechanical Engineers Outlook

Guide for those interested in becoming a mechanical engineer. Includes qualifications, pay, and job duties.