Aluminum Frames

Some articles on aluminum, frames:

Bicycle Frame - Frame Materials - Aluminum Alloys
... Aluminum alloys have a lower density and lower strength compared with steel alloys, however, possess a better strength-to-weight ratio, giving them notable weight advantages over steel ... Early aluminum structures have shown to be more vulnerable to fatigue, either due to ineffective alloys, or imperfect welding technique being used ... automation, and the greater accessibility of the same modern aluminum alloys as used in commercial airliners' structures, assuring strength and reliability comparable to steel frames ...

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