Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys for Passenger Equipment Car Body Construction


This Standard provides a guide for the selection of appropriate aluminum alloys for rail passenger equipment used in fabrication of passenger railroad equipment. In addition to basic information on the grades of aluminum alloys and their designations, this standard also includes precautions for selecting, welding, and handling the aluminum alloys.

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APTA PR-CS-S-015-99 03/17/1999 Published Current


aluminum, aluminum alloys, rail car construction



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