Aluminum Standards & Aluminum Grades

September 17, 2018 Posted by Nick Category Resources

Aluminum Standards


  • GB/T 3190 Wrought Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Chemical Composition
  • GB/T 3880 Wrought Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Plates, Sheets and Strips for General Engineering
  • GB/T 3618 Wrought Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys Tread Sheets
  • GB/T 3198 Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Foils


  • EN 573 Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys Chemical Composition and Form of Wrought Products
  • EN 485 Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys Sheet, Strip and Plate
  • EN 546 Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys Foil


ASTM B209 Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate ANSI 35.1 Alloy and Temper Designation Systems for Aluminum ANSI 35.2 Dimensional Tolerances for Aluminum Mill Products

Note: Chinese Standard is able to cover both ASTM and EN standard, unless otherwise specified, Chinese GB Standard will be applied.

Aluminum Grades Designation

  • 1xxx series 99% pure aluminum
  • 2xxx series copper
  • 3xxx series silicon, copper and/or magnesium
  • 4xxx series silicon
  • 5xxx series magnesium
  • 6xxx series magnesium and silicon
  • 7xxx series zinc
  • 8xxx series silicon, copper and others

Popular grades and standard cross reference


Alloy SeriesChinese StandardAmerican StandardEuropean Standard
1xxx Series1050  
1050A EN AW-1050A
1200 EN AW-1200
12351235EN AW-1235
2xxx Series20142014EN AW-2014
  EN AW-2017A
20242024EN AW-2024
3xxx Series30033003EN AW-3003
30043004EN AW-3004
30053005EN AW-3005
31053105EN AW-3105
5xxx Series50055005EN AW-5005
50525052EN AW-5052
 5754EN AW-5754
50835083EN AW-5083
6xxx Series60616061EN AW-6061
6082 EN AW-6082
7xxx Series70757075EN AW-7075
8xxx Series8011  
8011A EN AW-8011A
8079 EN AW-8079


Note: For specific grades not listed above, please contact our sales department.