EN 573-3 Grade AW-6061 O3

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Description

EN AW-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

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Density

2.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Elastic modulus

70.0 GPa

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69.0 GPa

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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

26.3 GPa

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Tensile strength

90.0 - 140.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100 °C, 20 °C

2.3e-05 1/K

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100 °C, 20 °C

2.36e-05 1/K

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Melting point

580.0 - 640.0 °C

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580.0 - 650.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

887.0 - 963.0 J/(kg·K)

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Thermal conductivity

170.0 - 200.0 W/(m·K)

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155.0 - 180.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

22000000.0 - 30000000.0 S/m

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23000000.0 - 27000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

3.33e-08 - 4.55e-08 Ω·m

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3.7e-08 - 4.35e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Chromium

0.04 - 0.35 %

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Copper

0.15 - 0.4 %

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Iron

0.70 %

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Magnesium

0.8 - 1.2 %

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Manganese

0.15 %

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Silicon

0.4 - 0.8 %

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Titanium

0.15 %

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Zinc

0.25 %

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Technological properties

Property
Anodizing

decorative: acceptable, Protective: very good

Brazing

hard brazing (with flux/ without flux): good / sufficient, friction soldering: good, soft brazing with flux: acceptable

Corrosion properties

Seawater: good to acceptable, weathering: good

Workability

Bending / Spinning (cold): acceptable (T3, T4) / good (O), Impact extrusion (cold): good (O), Deep drawing / upsetting (Condition) good (O) / good (O)