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Old 02-20-2016, 09:04 PM   #1
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We are using 0.32 5052 H-32 for a few side and ceiling panels. Are there different grades of aluminum sheets? I concerned about discoloring.
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We are using 0.32 5052 H-32 for a few side and ceiling panels. Are there different grades of aluminum sheets? I concerned about discoloring.
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There are many different sheet aluminum alloys. If it is bare and uncoated, it will show signs of touching.
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Thanks Lance
This is for the interior...I bought 5 sheets of 5052 from Coast Aluminum, here in California and I never considered the coating. I am concerned about the longevity and should I spec a different sheet?
Patina is one thing but not exactly what we are looking for.
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You'll have to clear coat it or paint it to keep it nice. See Melody Ranch's posts or HiHoAgRV's posts on clear coating interior skins.
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