Properties and structure of high-strength welding aluminium-lithium alloy 1460

1Lymarenko, AL, 1Sitalo, VG, 1Lytvyshko, TN
1Yangel Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2002, 8 ;(Supplement1):123-126
Publication Language: Russian
Using aluminium-lithium alloy of mark 1460, having increased strength-to-weight ratio, satisfactory weldability and corrosion resistance in Yuzhnoye SDO products, may to reduce the weight of highly-loaded units (up to 20–25 %) and possibility to recover the payload mass.

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