AA Standards Grade 6063 T52

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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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AA Standards, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B345

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

150.0 - 205.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100 °C, 20 °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

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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
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)