AA Standards Grade 6063 T42

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Description

Aluminum AA 6063 is an architectural alloy that offers users a high resistance to corrosion and excellent finishing characteristics. Easy to extrude with fair machinability, AA 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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T42

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

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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T42

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

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

150.0 MPa

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T42

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

125.0 MPa

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T42

AA Standards, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B345

130.0 MPa

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T42

AA Standards, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B345

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100 °C, 20 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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T42

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

Melting point

615.0 - 655.0 °C

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T42

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, 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

193.0 - 218.0 W/(m·K)

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T42

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

Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

29000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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T42

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

Electrical resistivity

2.94e-08 - 3.45e-08 Ω·m

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T42

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

Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Chromium

0.1 %

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T42

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

Copper

0.1 %

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T42

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

Iron

0.35 %

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T42

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

Magnesium

0.45 - 0.9 %

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T42

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

Manganese

0.1 %

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T42

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

Silicon

0.2 - 0.6 %

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T42

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

Titanium

0.1 %

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T42

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

Zinc

0.1 %

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T42

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, 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, general: very good, without protection in industrial or seawater atmosphere

General machinability

General: poor (T1, T4), sufficient (T5, T452, T6, T83, T831, T832)

Workability

general (condition): acceptable (T1, T4, T5, T452), poor(T6, T83, T831, T832)