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What is 7075 Aluminum

All KlikBelts®  use the patented Cobra® buckles which are made from 7075 Aluminum.  What is 7075 Aluminum and why is it special? 7075 Aluminum History The first 7075 Aluminum was developed in secret by a Japanese company, Sumitomo Metal, in 1943.[8] 7075 was eventually used for airframe production in the Imperial Japanese Navy. 7075 Aluminum Alloy Applications Because of its high strength-to-weight ratio and improved strength over 6061 alloys, 7075 is largely used in aerospace, marine and transportation industries where strength and light weight properties are critical. High-end bicycle components, molding materials for the plastics and tool industries, glider and hobby-grade airframes and even numerous military applications including assault rifle receivers and precision rifles all benefit from the high polish and improved thermal...

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