AA Standards Grade 6061 O

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Description

AA 6061 is a readily available alloy that has good surface finish and ability to be anodized.Easy of weldability and brazability with nice surface finish. Resistance to corrosion from seawater and atmospheric conditions. Suitable for hot forging.

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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Density

2.7 g/cm³

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

60.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Hardness, Brinell

30.0 [-]

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O

AA Standards

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

22.0 - 35.0 MPa·√m

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

0.33 [-]

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Tensile strength

125.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards

150.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

155.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B211, ASTM B316

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100 °C, 20 °C

2.36e-05 1/K

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Melting point

580.0 - 650.0 °C

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Specific heat capacity

887.0 - 963.0 J/(kg·K)

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Thermal conductivity

155.0 - 180.0 W/(m·K)

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Electrical conductivity

23000000.0 - 27000000.0 S/m

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Electrical resistivity

3.7e-08 - 4.35e-08 Ω·m

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Chromium

0.04 - 0.35 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Copper

0.15 - 0.4 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Iron

0.70 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Magnesium

0.8 - 1.2 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Manganese

0.15 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Silicon

0.4 - 0.8 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Titanium

0.15 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Zinc

0.25 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Technological properties

Property
Brazing

general: possible with commercial processes and methods

Corrosion properties

Stress corrosion cracking: no damage during operation and laboratory tests (O, T6, T651, T652, T6510, T6511), no damage during operation, limited damage during laboratory tests (T4, T451, T4510, T4511), general: good, without protection in industrial or seawater atmosphere

General machinability

General: poor (O), sufficient (T4, T451, T4510, T4511, T6, T651, T652, T6510, T6511)

Workability

general (condition): good (O), acceptable (T4, T451, T4510, T4511), poor(T6, T651, T652, T6510, T6511)