Aluminum Alloy 1100 Wire Mesh – Alloy Overview

Aluminum alloy 1100 wire mesh is the most heavily alloyed of all the commercially pure “1000 series” aluminum alloys, and has a minimum aluminum content requirement of 99.0%. As with other aluminum alloys, aluminum 1100 offers excellent corrosion resistance, even in extremely corrosive environments. While it will lose strength if subjected to high temperatures (390°F to 480°F), its strength can be increased via cold working (note: aluminum 1100 cannot be heat-treated). Some characteristics of aluminum alloy 1100 wire cloth which dictate its use are:

  • Commercially pure wrought family (1000 series) aluminum alloy.
  • Strongest mechanical properties of all 1000 series aluminum alloys.
  • Offers great electrical & thermal conductivity.
  • Superior corrosion resistance in broad range of extremely corrosive environments.
  • Cannot be heat treated; ideal low temperature alloy.
  • Soft & ductile; most weldable aluminum alloy.
  • Easily cut, formed, and welded.

Industries & Applications

Aluminum alloy 1100 wire cloth is principally used in cold-worked parts and decorative architectural trim, grills, and screens. Given its softness, it is not used in applications requiring high-strength or high-pressure. That said, aluminum alloy 1100 wire cloth is a perfect choice for use in applications where electrical conductivity is required.

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Common Aliases

Aluminum alloy 1100 is also commonly referred to as:

  • UNS A91100
  • AA 1100
  • Al99.0Cu

Aluminum Alloy 1100 Wire Mesh – Typical Chemistry

UNS A91100 - Aluminum Alloy 1100 Wire Mesh - Typical Chemistry
AlloyStandard(s)Limits
(%)
Manganese
(Mn)
Copper
(Cu)
Zinc
(Zn)
Silicon+Iron
(Si)+(Fe)
Aluminum
(Al)
Other EachOther Total
A91100
Aluminum Alloy 1100
ASTM B211Min00.05009900
Max0.050.20.10.95Balance0.050.15

Typical Standards

Aluminum 1100 Wire Cloth – Harmonized Tariff Codes: Chapter 76

Woven & Welded Wire Mesh:

  • HTS Code: 7616910000

Manufacture/Supply-to-Order Capability

Phoenix Wire Cloth can manufacture-to-order any combination of mesh opening size + wire diameter(s) to supply you with the woven or welded aluminum alloy 1100 wire mesh, bolting cloth, milling cloth, or filter cloth that you require. In addition, we can slit, cut, punch, form, powder coat, etc. aluminum 1100 wire mesh to deliver the exact material you require.

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