Charleston Aluminum Announces an Increased Range of Aluminum Armor Plate Inventory for Armor Vehicle Production


Charleston Aluminum is proud to announce an increased range of ballistically tested armor plate is now held in warehouses across the country.

The new range of alloys, sizes and volumes of aluminum armor plate materials offers solutions for armored vehicles with the highest possible performance properties in extreme dimensions - in particular, with respect to thickness and width.

The wider range of Aluminum Armor Plates here in our inventory offer an optimum solution for any kind of structural application - with specific ballistic performance test reports. These aluminum armor alloys allow the design of light-weight, reliable and cost efficient components for light armored civilian and tactical vehicles as well as for heavy constructions like military bridges. They improve strategic and tactical mobility of defense components e.g. by transport aircraft into combat or disaster relief which gives aluminum a comparative advantage over steel.

Charleston Aluminum's Armor plate alloy range offers a large variety of alloys for ballistic protection from mills such as Alcoa, Aleris and Constellium. The product range compromises of 5xxx series alloys such as 5083 or 5059; These give excellent weldability and corrosion resistance, at the same time as offering comparable ballistic results to higher strength heat treatable alloys. The 7xxx , 2xxx , or 6xxx series range of Heat Treat armor alloys, such as 7039 T6 Alloy are also available in Charleston Aluminums wide range of inventory; As the exclusive North American distributor for Aleris 5059 Alustar Armor; Charleston Aluminum has also increased their inventory and range of this alloy. We hold the only immediately available inventory for customers in North America of this high performance special armor plate.
Charleston Aluminum is a master distributor of all types of metals and metal products. We also offer our customers a full range of value added services such as sawing, shearing, cutting, finishing, and fabrication capabilities.

Our warehouses are located in Gaston, SC, Miami, FL, and Los Angeles, CA to service customers across North America. We are able to provide the highest levels of service and rapid delivery of materials in order to meet our customers' most demanding requirements.

For more information please contact:

Charleston Aluminum

Dean Blakeney, dblakeney@charlestonaluminum.com

803-939-4600

www. charlestonaluminum.com

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