Aluminum 356 Ingots

Aluminum: A356

Aluminum Alloy A356 is the "industry standard" for casting aluminum. This is a versatile alloy has average machining properties and can be heat treated. It contains approx. 7% Silicon and 0.3% magnesium, the balance being aluminum. Good choice for both sand and permanent mold castings.

Here's a link to a materials data sheet:

MatWeb A356 Data

Ingot sizes vary considerably. Current ingot dimensions are approximately: 4" x 3-1/4" x 8-1/2"