A trade name for aluminum alloy containing copper, magnesium, and manganese. It has very high tensile strength and fatigue endurance. It is one of the most widely used alloys for construction of ribs, tanks, bulkheads, and propeller blades.

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  • duralumin — [ dyralymɛ̃ ] n. m. • 1895; n. déposé, de Düren, ville d Allemagne où l alliage fut créé, et aluminium, avec infl. de dur ♦ Alliage léger d aluminium, de cuivre, de magnésium et de manganèse. Des tôles de duralumin. abrév. (1948) DURAL . ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Duralumin — prop. n. [a trademark.] an aluminum based alloy which is both light and strong, containing 4 per cent of copper and 0.5 per cent of magnesium and smaller amounts of iron, manganese, and silicon. It hardens with aging at room temperature. [WordNet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Duralumin® — /dū ralˈū min/ noun (also without cap; also dūrˈal or dūralūminˈium) A strong, light, aluminium alloy containing copper ORIGIN: L dūrus hard, and aluminium …   Useful english dictionary

  • duralumin — DURALUMÍN s.n. v. duraluminiu. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • duralumin — [do͞o ral′yo͞o min, dyo͞oral′yo͞o min] n. [ DUR(ABLE) + ALUMIN(UM)] a strong, lightweight alloy of aluminum with copper, manganese, magnesium, and silicon …   English World dictionary

  • Duralumin — Fire damaged Duralumin cross brace from the frame of the Zeppelin airship Hindenburg (DLZ129) salvaged from the crash site at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, NJ, on May 6, 1937 Duralumin (also called duraluminum, duraluminium or dural) is the trade… …   Wikipedia

  • Duralumin — Genietete und verspannte Duraluminiumstruktur Duraluminium, auch Dural oder Ergal genannt, ist eine Aluminiumlegierung, die eine besonders hohe Festigkeit hat. Der Name stammt aus dem Lateinischen (durus=hart). Seine Legierung Al+3,5 5,5%Cu+Mg,Mn …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • duralumin — /doo ral yeuh min, dyoo /, n. an alloy of aluminum that is 4 percent copper and contains small amounts of magnesium, manganese, iron, and silicon: used for applications requiring lightness and strength, as in airplane construction. [1905 10; < L… …   Universalium

  • Duralumin — duraliuminis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. duralumin; duraluminium vok. Dural, n; Duralumin, n; Duraluminium, n rus. дюралюмин, m; дюралюминий, m pranc. duralumin, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • duralumin — noun Etymology: from Duralumin, a trademark Date: 1910 a light strong alloy of aluminum, copper, manganese, and magnesium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Duralumin — Alliages d aluminium pour corroyage Les alliages d aluminium pour corroyage sont des alliages à base d aluminium destinés pour la majorité à être transformés par des techniques de forge (laminage, filage, matriçage, forge, etc.) Sommaire 1… …   Wikipédia en Français

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