Aluminium 6061

Key Features
  • Medium to high strength Alloy
  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Economical & suited to a wide range of applications
  • Good weldability
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Key Features
  • Medium to high strength Alloy
  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Economical & suited to a wide range of applications
  • Good weldability

Overview

Aluminium Alloy 6061 is a medium to high strength heat-treatable alloy. It has very good corrosion resistance to atmospheric conditions and very good weldability although reduced strength in the weld zone. It has medium fatigue strength and is widely available.

Material Profile

Millimeters Imperial
Profile Size Range Availability
Solid Round Solid Round < 12.60″ see full size range In Stock
Flat Bar Flat Bar < 12″ x 4″ see full size range In Stock
Square Bar Square Bar < 7.03″ see full size range In Stock
Custom 12-16 weeks

Chemical Composition

ElementSymbolRange %
AluminiumAlBalance
MagnesiumMg0.8 – 1.2
SiliconSi0.4-0.8
CopperCu0.15-0.4
ChromiumCr0.04 – 0.35
IronFe0.7 max
ZincZn0.25 max
ManganeseMn0.15 max
TitaniumTi0.15 max
Others0.15 max

Physical Properties

MaterialUnitAluminium 6061
Tensile Strength MinN/mm2310
Yield Strength MinN/mm2276
Elongation Min%12%
Hardness MinBHN95