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EverCast™ C862F T6

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Description

High tensile strength, excellent elongation, and fatigue resistance enable optimized design and light weighting.

Properties

Electrical

Electrical conductivity σel

2.09E+7 - 2.49E+7 S/m at 20 °C

General

Density ρ

2.76 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

70 - 72 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation A

8 - 12 % at 20 °C

Fatigue strength SNf

100 MPa at 20 °C

measured after 10⁷ cycles, R = 1

Tensile strength Rm

375 - 400 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength YS

320 - 350 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion α

2.19E-5 - 2.9E-5 1/K at 20 °C

measured from 20-300°C

Melting point Tm

475 - 642 °C

Thermal conductivity λ

152 - 200 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Al

-

balance

Zn

4 - 5.5 %

Mg

1 - 2 %

Cu

0.35 - 1 %

V

0.05 - 0.3 %

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Technological properties

Application areas

Suspension components, steering knuckles, control arms

Corrosion properties

Good SCC and general corrosion resistance

General machinability

Very good machinability

Processing history

Temper: T6

Processing methods

Melt treatment and casting: Grain refinement with Ti-B is required, addition of Ti-B improves castability, casting temperature: 680°C to 720°C

Welding

Very good weldability

This material data has been provided by Alcoa.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.