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High Quality 5754 Aluminum Plate For Tank Car
Oct 12, 2017

5754 aluminum plate is the main alloy used for tank car, and high quality 5754

aluminum plate is insurance for the safety of transportation. Tank is the core of 

tank car industry, and tank car material is the main reference factor when selecting 

high quality tank cars. The quality of 5754 aluminum plate as tank car material has 

differences, and this will infect the purchase of tank cars. The selecting of high quality 

tank car material can express the comprehensive strength of the tank car manufacturers.

At the same time, this will improve the safety of transportation and save lives in some ways.

At present, the tank car in domestic usually adopt 5754 aluminum plate with length within 12.5 m,

width within 2.2 m, and the thickness are usually 5 mm, 6 mm, as well as 8 mm. A complete tank 

body needs 4 to 6 pieces 5754 aluminum plate. What’s more, the most important tank body adopts

5754-H111 aluminum plate, and the tank lid on both sides adopts 5754-O aluminum plate. 

O temper is softer, and tank lid need to curve, so the clapboard also adopts 5754-O

aluminum plate. However, there are still some manufacturers that use 5754 aluminum platewith 

H111 temper to produce tank car body.