Aerospace

Recognized for a long history of adding value to the aerospace and high-strength markets, Kaiser Aluminum’s dedication to these markets is supported by significant capital investments over the past decade to more than double its capacity, expand its capabilities and enhance product quality to support the ongoing secular growth for aerospace applications.  Serving the leading aerospace OEMs and their suppliers for commercial aerospace, military and business jets and industrial applications, Kaiser provides a broad product offering including its differentiated KaiserSelect® products for numerous structural aerospace applications.

Product Offerings

KaiserSelect®
Aerospace Plate™

Small and Intermediate
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Hard Alloy Cold
Finished Rod & Bar

Hot Rolled Redraw Rod

Aerospace Sheet & Coil

Hard Alloy Drawn
Seamless Tube

Wire

Hard Alloy Extruded
Forge Stock

where's Kaiser?
TAKE A TOUR OF THE KAISERLINER

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 2024-T4
  • 2024-T4 T-Form
  • 7075-T73

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Formability

21

Door Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3511
  • 2024-T5511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength, Straightness

20

Cargo Door Hinge

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 7050-O
  • 7050-F

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Newark

Performance Attributes

Strength

19

Window Attach Structure

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Stock

Typical alloys

  • 2017-H13
  • 2017-H15
  • 2017-T38
  • 2024-H13
  • 2024-T8
  • 2024-T4
  • 2024-T351
  • 2117-H15
  • 5056-O
  • 5056-H32
  • 7050-H13
  • 7075-H13
  • 7075-H15
  • 7075-T6
  • 7075-T651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Florence

Performance Attributes

Strength, Head Formability

18

Rivet Fastener Stock

Semi-fabricated product form:
Redraw Rod

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 2024-T4
  • 2024-T4 T-Form

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Damage Tolerance, Formability

17

Fuselage Skins

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

15

Cargo Floor Beams

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3511
  • 2024-T8511
  • 7075-T73511
  • 7075-T76511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength, Corrosion Resistance

14

Tailcone Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Damage Tolerance, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

13

Bulkheads

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3511
  • 7075-T73511
  • 7075-T76511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength, Damage Tolerance

12

Fuselage Frames

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 7075-O
  • 7075-T6
  • 7075-O Hi-Form

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Formability

11

Fuselage Stringer

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 7075-T73511
  • 7075-T76511
  • 7178-T76511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength

10

Seat Tracks

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T74511
  • 7075-T73511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength, Damage Tolerance

9

Floor Beams

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T351
  • 2024-T851
  • 7075-T7351

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Tennalum

Performance Attributes

Strength, Machinability

44

Hydraulic Connectors

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extrusions

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T351
  • 7075-T7351

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Tennalum

Performance Attributes

Machining Perfomance, Geometric Dimensional Control, Lot to Lot Consistency, Straightness

41

Hydraulic Manifolds

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extrusions

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T351
  • 2024-T851
  • 7050-T7451
  • 7075-T7351
  • 7075-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Corrosion Resistance, Damage Tolerance, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

40

Horizontal Tail Fittings

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T351
  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651
  • 7075-T7351
  • 7075-T7651
  • 7475-T7351
  • 7475-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Damage Tolerance, Strength, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

39

Vertical Tail Ribs and Spars

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 7075-T6

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Chandler

Performance Attributes

Strength, Dimensional Tolerance

38

Torque Tubes

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Drawn Tube

Typical alloys

  • 2014-O
  • 2014-F

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Newark

Performance Attributes

Strength

37

Brake Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Stock

Typical alloys

  • 2024-O
  • 2024-F

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Newark

Performance Attributes

Strength

36

Actuator Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Stock

Typical alloys

  • 5052-O
  • 6061-O
  • 6061-T4
  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Chandler

Performance Attributes

Formability

35

Fuel Lines

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Drawn Tube

Typical alloys

  • 5052-O
  • 6061-O
  • 6061-T4
  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Chandler

Performance Attributes

Formability

34

Hydraulic Tubing

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Drawn Tube

Typical alloys

  • 5052-O
  • 6061-O
  • 6061-T4
  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Chandler

Performance Attributes

Formability

33

Air Ducts

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Drawn Tube

Typical alloys

  • 2014-O
  • 2014-F
  • 2024-O
  • 2024-F
  • 2224-O
  • 2224-F
  • 2219-O
  • 2219-F
  • 7175-O
  • 7175-F

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Newark

Performance Attributes

Strength, Stiffness

24

Landing Gear Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Stock

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 7075-T73
  • 7075-T76

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Low Distortion, Corrosion Resistance, Formability

32

Seat Pans

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 6061-T6
  • 7075-T6

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Chandler

Performance Attributes

Strength, Formability

31

Seat Baggage Bars

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Drawn Tube

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 7075-T6
  • 7075-T73

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Chandler

Performance Attributes

Strength, Formability

30

Seat Beams

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Drawn Tube

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T4

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Chandler

Performance Attributes

Strength, Formability

29

Seat Backs

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Drawn Tube

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Kalamazoo

Performance Attributes

Strength, Machining Perfomance, Geometric Dimensional Control, Lot to Lot Consistency

28

Seat Legs

Semi-fabricated product form:
Soft Alloy Extrusions

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

27

Baggage Bin Structure

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 2024-O
  • 2024-T3
  • 2024-T4
  • 2024-T4 T-Form
  • 2024-O Hi-Form
  • 7075-O
  • 7075-T76
  • 7075-O Hi-Form

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Stiffness, Formability

16

Fuselage Brackets

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 2124-T851
  • 2124-T8151
  • 2219-T351
  • 2219-T851

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

High Temperature Strength, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

26

Engine Support Structure

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651
  • 7099-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

25

Wing to Body Fairing Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 2024-T4
  • 2024-T81

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Formability

23

Engine Cowl Skins

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 2219-O

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

High Temperature Strength, Formability

22

Engine Inlet Lip Skins

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T74511
  • 7075-T73511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength

43

Wing Leading Edge Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 2024-7351
  • 7050-T74511
  • 7075-T73511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength

42

Wing Trailing Edge Components

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T351
  • 7075-T7351
  • 7475-T7351
  • 7475-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Damage Tolerance, Stiffness, Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

8

Wing Skins

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

7

Trailing Edge Ribs

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651
  • 7475-T7351

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

6

Wing Attach Structure

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3511
  • 2024-T8511
  • 7075-T76511

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Alexco

Performance Attributes

Strength

5

Wing Stringers

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hard Alloy Extruded Shapes

Typical alloys

  • 2024-T3
  • 2024-O
  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Corrosion Resistance, Formability

4

Leading Edge Skins

Semi-fabricated product form:
Sheet

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

3

Leading Edge Ribs

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651
  • 7475-T7351

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Flatness, Low Distortion, Lot to Lot Consistency

2

Wing Spars

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

Typical alloys

  • 7050-T7451
  • 7050-T7651
  • 7475-T7351
  • 7099-T7451
  • 7099-T7651

Producing Location

Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood

Performance Attributes

Strength, Low Distortion, Flatness, Lot to Lot Consistency

1

Wing Ribs

Semi-fabricated product form:
Plate

defense

Kaiser Aluminum manufacturing facilities have a long history of supplying aluminum material to the U.S. Military dating back to World War II. Our company has built a reputation of providing “Best in Class” service and delivery of aluminum alloys that offer protection and light weighting for improved safety and mobility. Aluminum’s high strength to weight ratio makes it the ideal material for many defense product applications.

why Kaiser?

  • Leading supplier to every airframe manufacturer
  • Research centers for metallurgical analysis and development
  • Specialized sales and engineering resources
  • Broad product offering and differentiated KaiserSelect® products
  • All necessary ISO, AS, and NADCAP certifications
  • Focused production facilities in North America
  • Sales offices in Paris and Beijing

THE MATERIAL MATTERS

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE
ROLE OF ALUMINUM IN
THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY AT
THE ALUMINUM CHANNEL

Learn More Here