EN 573-3 Grade AW-6008 T6

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Description

Age-hardenable AlMgSi alloy. The alloy is not food safe.

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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Density

2.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Elastic modulus

70.0 GPa

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Elongation

6.0 %

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A50

20.0 °C

6.0 %

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A50

20.0 °C

8.0 %

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8.0 %

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A100

Hardness, Brinell

20.0 °C

85.0 [-]

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20.0 °C

90.0 [-]

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20.0 °C

85.0 - 90.0 [-]

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85.0 [-]

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90.0 [-]

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Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

22.0 - 35.0 MPa·√m

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Poisson's ratio

0.33 [-]

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Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Tensile strength

260.0 MPa

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270.0 MPa

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255.0 MPa

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250.0 MPa

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20.0 °C

255.0 MPa

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20.0 °C

250.0 MPa

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20.0 °C

270.0 MPa

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20.0 °C

260.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

1.6e-05 - 2.4e-05 1/K

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Melting point

555.0 - 655.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

887.0 - 963.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

170.0 - 220.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueComment

Electrical conductivity

21000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

2.9e-08 - 5e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Chromium

0.3 %

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Copper

0.3 %

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Iron

0.35 %

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0.35 %

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Magnesium

0.4 - 0.7 %

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Manganese

0.3 %

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Silicon

0.5 - 0.9 %

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Titanium

0.1 %

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Vanadium

0.05 - 0.2 %

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Zinc

0.2 %

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Technological properties

Property
Workability

Excellent workability.