Datasheet - Rod/wire electrode for Aluminium

Typical composition in %  
Si < 0,25
Fe < 0,40
Cu < 0,10
Mn 0,60 - 1,00
Mg 5,00 - 5,50
Cr 0,05 - 0,20
Zn < 0,20
Be < 0,0003
Ti 0,05 - 0,20
Others < 0,05
Others total < 0,15
Classification  
EN ISO 18273 S Al 5556A (AlMg5Mn1(A))
AWS A 5-10 ER 5556
Remarks

This alloy has the highest strength. The weld metal is sea water resistant.

Use our  material calculator to find the suitable filler wire for your welding application.

Physical properties of pure weld metal (Approx. values)  
0,2 % yield strength Rp0,2 [MPa] 145
Tensile strength Rm [MPa] 290
Elongation A5 (Lo=5d0) [%] 17
Test temperature [°C] 20
Welding position
PA, PB, PC, PD, PE, PF
Shielding gas
I1, I2, I3 (Argon, Helium or Argon/Helium-mixtures)
Polarity
MIG =+, WIG ~
Dimensions  
MIG-wires [mm] 0,8; 1,0; 1,2; 1,6; 2,0; 2,4
TIG-rods [mm] 1,6; 2,0; 2,4; 3,2; 4,0; 5,0
Packaging
Spools Packaging units
S 100 / 0,5 kg 20 spools = 10 kg (Box)
S 200 / 2 kg 4 spools = 8 kg (Box)
S 300 / 6 kg 56 spools = 336 kg (Pallet)
B 300 / BS 300 / 7 kg 56 spools = 392 kg (Pallet)
B 400 / 18 kg 28 spools = 504 kg (Pallet)
B 400 / 40 kg 15 spools = 600 kg (Pallet)
Drums Packaging units
Jumbo-drum 140 kg 2 drums = 280 kg (Pallet)
Jumbo XL-drum 240 kg 1 drum = 240 kg (Pallet)
TIG-rods Packaging units
2,5 kg tube 225 tubes = 562,5 kg (Pallet)
5 kg box 120 boxes = 600 kg (Pallet)
10 kg box 60 boxes = 600 kg (Pallet)

TIG-rods are packed in tubes of 2,5 kg or in boxes of 5 or 10kg. The length is 1.000 mm. Each rod is stamped on one side with MIGAL.CO and the alloy number.

DesignationItem numberQuantity in
stock [kg]
Wire electrode MA-5556 AlMg5Mn D=1,2mm M5,5556,03,12126
Wire electrode MA-5556 AlMg5Mn D=1,6mm M5,5556,03,1698

DesignationItem numberQuantity in
stock [kg]
TIG-rods MA-5556 AlMg5Mn D=3,2mm M5,5556,13,320
TIG-rods MA-5556 AlMg5Mn D=4,0mm M5,5556,13,400
TIG-rods MA-5556 AlMg5Mn D=5,0mm M5,5556,13,500