EN 573-3 Grade AW-6012 T6

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Description

Age-hardenable AlMgSi alloy. The alloy is not food safe.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Density

20.0 °C

2.75 g/cm³

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2.75 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Elastic modulus

70.0 GPa

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Elongation

20.0 °C

6.0 %

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A50

6.0 %

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A50

20.0 °C

8.0 %

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8.0 %

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A100

Hardness, Brinell

20.0 °C

105.0 [-]

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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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Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Tensile strength

20.0 °C

310.0 MPa

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20.0 °C

260.0 MPa

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310.0 MPa

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260.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100.0 °C

2.3e-05 1/K

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100 °C, 20 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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Melting point

585.0 - 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

20.0 °C

163.0 - 186.0 W/(m·K)

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170.0 - 220.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Electrical conductivity

20.0 °C

24000000.0 - 28000000.0 S/m

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24000000.0 - 32000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

3.13e-08 - 4.17e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Bismuth

0.7 %

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Chromium

0.3 %

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Copper

0.1 %

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Iron

0.5 %

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0.50 %

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Lead

0.4 - 2.0 %

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Magnesium

0.6 - 1.2 %

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Manganese

0.4 - 1.0 %

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Silicon

0.6 - 1.4 %

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Titanium

0.2 %

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Zinc

0.3 %

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Technological properties

Property
Anodizing

Protective: acceptable

Brazing

hard brazing (with flux/ without flux): not suitable / not suitable, friction soldering: acceptable

Corrosion properties

Seawater: acceptable, weathering: good

Workability

Bending / Spinning (cold): acceptable / -