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Aluminium Checker Plate

Aluminium Checker Plate

Product Code: ASV-CP-1.4-2.4H14-5B

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Aluminium Checker Plate High-quality 5052 Alloy. This versatile and durable product comes in two sizes: 1200√ó2400√ó1.6mm and 1200√ó3000√ó3mm. Made from high-quality 5052 alloy and 3003 alloy, this checker plate is known for its excellent corrosion resistance and strength.

Aluminium Checker Plate Variant Codes:

1.4mm Thickness Aluminium Checker Plate Code: ASV-CP-1.4-2.4H14-5B (Alloy 3003/H14 5 Bar) - Mill Finish

1.4mm Thickness Aluminium Checker Plate Code: ASV-CP-1.4-2.4H14-5B (Alloy 3003/H14 5 Bar) - Satin Black

1.6mm Thickness Aluminium Checker Plate Code: ASV-CP-1.6-2.4BC (Alloy 3003/H14 5 Bar & Alloy 5052/O 5 Bar) - Mill Finish 

3mm Thickness Aluminium Checker Plate Code: ASV-CP-0.3-3.0AC (Alloy 5052/O 5 Bar) - Mill Finish 

Our Aluminium Checker Plate product description:

The aluminium checker plate raised pattern on the surface provides improved grip and traction, making it ideal for use in heavy traffic areas such as walkways, access ramps, trailer and truck beds, or indoor floor and wall protection and more. This checker plate has a mill finish, which gives it a clean and smooth appearance.

The three available sizes make it easy to choose the right one for your specific needs, and the thickness options of 1.4 mm,1.6mm and 3mm provide added versatility. This aluminium checker plate is a reliable and long-lasting solution for your project. 

Advantages of our 5052 Aluminium Checker Plate:

5052 aluminium checker plate, also known as aluminium tread plate or diamond plate, has several advantages that make it a popular choice for various applications:

  1. High Strength-to-Weight Ratio: 5052 aluminium alloy is known for its high strength, especially when compared to other aluminium alloys. This makes it ideal for applications where durability is essential, but weight is also a concern.

  2. Excellent Corrosion Resistance: Our aluminium checker plate offers superior resistance to salt water and other forms of corrosion, which makes it particularly suitable for marine environments and applications where it might be exposed to harsh chemicals.

  3. Good Workability and Weldability: 5052 aluminium can be easily worked and shaped. It can also be welded using most conventional methods, which is not the case with some other high-strength aluminium alloys.

  4. Non-Slip Surface: This aluminium checker plate surface is ideal for use in floors, stairs, and walkways in industrial settings or vehicles like trailers and truck beds.

  5. Aesthetic Appeal: The distinctive look of the checker plate is often considered visually appealing and can be used for decorative purposes as well as functional ones.

  6. Resistance to Damage: The pattern of the plate can help hide dents and scratches that might occur during use, maintaining its appearance over time.

  7. Thermal Conductivity: Like most aluminium alloys, 5052 has good thermal conductivity, making it useful in applications where heat exchange is important.

  8. Versatility: Its combination of strength, corrosion resistance, and aesthetic appeal makes it suitable for a wide range of applications, from industrial settings to consumer goods.

These attributes make 5052 aluminium checker plate a versatile material choice for various industrial, automotive, marine, and architectural applications.

Choose the variant you are after, then add it to the cart. Ready to purchase? Either proceed to checkout or call our friendly team on 03 8418 2010 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How does the 5052 alloy compare to the 3003 alloy?

Both 5052 and 3003 are popular aluminium alloys, but they have distinct properties and uses. The 5052 alloy is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, making it ideal for marine applications and environments where it might come into contact with saltwater or chemicals. On the other hand, 3003 alloy is more malleable and is typically used for applications requiring formability. While both are durable, the 5052 alloy's superior resistance to corrosion makes it a preferred choice for checker plates.

Is there a bulk discount for large orders?

We strive to offer competitive pricing for all our customers. For large or bulk orders, please call our sales team on 03 8418 2010 to discuss potential discounts or offers.

How quickly can I expect my order to be ready for pickup or delivery?

We pride ourselves on fast shipping and same-day pickup options for our customers. Once your order is confirmed, we'll provide an estimated time frame for when it will be ready.

Can aluminium checker plates be painted or coated?

Yes, while aluminium checker plates come with a mill finish, they can be painted or coated for aesthetic reasons or to provide additional protection. It's essential to ensure the surface is clean and use the appropriate primer and paint for aluminium.

Is the aluminium checker plate slip-resistant?

Absolutely! One of the key features of our aluminium checker plate is the raised pattern on its surface. This pattern provides improved grip and traction, making it especially useful in areas with heavy traffic or where slip-resistance is crucial.

Can the aluminium checker plate be used in outdoor settings?

Yes, our aluminium checker plate is corrosion-resistant, making it ideal for outdoor settings. Whether exposed to rain, snow, or sunlight, it retains its appearance and structural integrity.

What are the welding properties of the 5052 aluminium checker plate?

The 5052 aluminium alloy exhibits excellent weldability using all standard methods like gas, electric, and resistance welding. GMAW and GTAW are the preferred and widely used methods.

What are some typical applications of the 5052 aluminium checker plate?

The 5052 aluminium alloy is commonly used for small marine craft, food processing equipment, cabinets, and in treadplate form for industrial and marine flooring, trailers, and tool boxes. It's also utilised in building panelling and other similar applications.

How does the 5052 aluminium checker plate respond to heat treatments?

Alloy 5052 is not hardenable by heat treatment. However, it can be significantly hardened by cold work, leading to various ‚ÄúH‚ÄĚ tempers. The alloy spontaneously age-softens at room temperature but eventually reaches a stable condition. To soften the alloy, it can be annealed by heating to 345¬įC.

What are some other names for aluminium checker plates?

Checker plates go by several names depending on the region and application. Common names include Tread Plate, Diamond Plate, Chequered Plate, and Aluminium Chequered Sheets. Each term might be used interchangeably, but they all refer to the distinct patterned surface commonly used for its anti-slip properties.