AA Standards Grade 6061 T94

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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

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Density

2.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

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

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Tensile strength

370.0 MPa

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Thermal

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

20 °C

2.36e-05 1/K

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100 °C

2.36e-05 1/K

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Melting point

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

155.0 - 180.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

23000000.0 - 27000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

3.7e-08 - 4.35e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

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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
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)