ALLOY 5183 | AIMg4.5Mn0.7(A)


Ship Building – Aluminum is an ideal material for ship and boat building. Given it’s excellent corrosion resistance in salt-water and light weight to strength ratio, it has grown in importance around the globe whether it’s used in Cost guard vessels, LNG Tankers, or naval vessels.

Indalco® has invested in its process in order to provide a product that delivers reliability and consistency for every inch of weld made in this critical application. Working with the globe’s leading manufacturers, consulting from our technical experience and working with the industry’s most rigorous standards, we are an ideal partner for aluminum shipbuilding requirements.

Aerospace – One of the most demanding applications in the world, the Aerospace industry demands the highest quality, reliability and consistency. At Indalco, we pride ourselves on being able to meet the industry standards day after day.

The fact that we are the only fully vertically integrated manufacturer of aluminum welding products in the world means that we are a reliable source for specialty alloys such as 2319 commonly used in Aerospace and Aviation.

Rail Transportation – Manufacturers of high speed trains and rail cars implement aluminum in order to reduce fuel consumption and increase speeds. With a full line of certified welding consumables and technical experience in the industry, Indalco alloys not only delivers a consistent filler product to the industry, but also provides product to meet specialized industry requirements. Whether its standard agency approvals such as TUV and DB or specialized consumable traceability specific to internal requirements, we can offer a customized solution.

Our Technical Team is ready to support productivity, automation and technical improvements in the rail transportation industry.

Military and Defence – Modern military and defence requirements require lighter, high-strength materials in order to meet the demands of today’s global requirements. Specific aluminum alloys deliver lighter weights for faster deployment as well as corrosion resistance and ballistic performance for durability.

Whether it’s personnel carriers, naval vessels, turrets or tactical military bridges, Indalco® has worked with some of the world’s leading manufactures in the defence industry.




  • Designed to meet the tensile strength requirements of high magnesium alloys
  • Commonly used with 5083 and 5654 base materials
  • Used for welding 6XXX series alloys or joining 6XXX to 5XXX


  • 100% Argon
  • Argon/Helium Mixtures
  • Flow Rate: 30-50 CFH (14.2 – 23.6 L/min)