EN 573-3 Grade AW-6063 F

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Description

Aluminum EN AW-6063 is an architectural alloy that offers users a high resistance to corrosion and excellent finishing characteristics. Easy to extrude with fair machinability, EN AW-6063 can be both hot and cold formed and is commonly available as T6 temper as well as T4 temper.

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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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69.5 GPa

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Hardness, Brinell

37.0 [-]

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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

26.1 GPa

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Thermal

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

20 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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100 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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Melting point

615.0 - 655.0 °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

193.0 - 218.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

29000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

2.94e-08 - 3.45e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Chromium

0.1 %

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Copper

0.1 %

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Iron

0.35 %

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Magnesium

0.45 - 0.9 %

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Manganese

0.1 %

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Silicon

0.2 - 0.6 %

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Titanium

0.1 %

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Zinc

0.1 %

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Technological properties

Property
Anodizing

decorative: acceptable, Protective: very good

Brazing

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

Corrosion properties

Seawater: good to acceptable, weathering: good

Workability

Excellent workability.