Our stock range of aluminium alloys offers material grades of the highest possible quality.

Reducing Weight

Aluminium is 250% less dense than steel, and though the alloy is not as durable, the material offers characteristics that make it an attractive engineering raw material.


While steel is a harder and more durable alloy, unlike aluminium, the alloy is more prone to corrosion. Aluminium is also more malleable and easily formed into complex parts and components. Steel's impressive strength comes at a price - weight.

Greater Options

Aluminium may not be as structurally strong, but it gives designers realistic options to design parts where weight may be reduced without impacting strength. Typical examples include aerospace and motorsport applications. The alloy also performs well in corrosive environments.



Aluminium Stock

Smiths Advanced Metals stocks a vast range of aluminium grades and shapes, including closer incremental sizes. The sheer scale of our stock portfolio means there is a high degree of certainty that we have the material you need.



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Total Traceability

Product TraceabilityA critical aspect of engineering material supply is traceability, and we have systems in place to accomplish this.


Our unique barcoding system ensures full product traceability for all stocked materials under our care. Each product carries a unique identifier during the supply process.

Traceability forms a fundamental aspect of our quality management and bespoke IT systems.

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Stock Portfolio

We stock aluminium alloys in various grades, from general engineering products to alloys suitable for high-technology applications, including aerospace.

We offer a range of aluminium shapes from stock, including bars, forgings, plates, sheets and tubes.

We combine our stock, in-house processing services, and UKAS accredited metallurgical support services to offer a single supply source for your engineering raw materials.