AA Standards Grade 6061 O

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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

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Density

2.7 g/cm³

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

2.7 g/cm³

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O

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

60.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards

Compressive modulus

69.7 MPa

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O

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

69 GPa

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O

Elongation

25.0 %

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O

AA Standards

A50

18.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B211

A50

14.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209

A50

12.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209

A50

16.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B345

A50

10.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209

A50

15.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

A50

27.0 %

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O

AA Standards

A100

16.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B211

A100

14.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B345

A100

13.0 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

A100

20.0 %

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O

27.5 %

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O

17.0 %

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O

Hardness, Brinell

30.0 [-]

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O

AA Standards

30.0 [-]

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O

500 kg load, 10 mm ball

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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O

Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear strength

83.0 MPa

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O

Tensile strength

125.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards

150.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

155.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B211, ASTM B316

130.0 MPa

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O

125 MPa

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O

228.0 MPa

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O

Yield strength

55.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards

RP02

85.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209

RP02

95.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

RP02

110.0 MPa

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B221, ASTM B241

RP02

55 MPa

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O

RP02

75.0 MPa

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O

103.0 MPa

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O

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated Standards

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.4e-05 1/K

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O

2.36e-05 1/K

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O

100 °C, 20 °C

2.36e-05 1/K

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Melting point

580.0 - 650.0 °C

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

580.0 °C

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O

Specific heat capacity

900.0 J/(kg·K)

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O

896.0 J/(kg·K)

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O

Thermal conductivity

155.0 - 180.0 W/(m·K)

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O

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170.0 W/(m·K)

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O

180.0 W/(m·K)

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O

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Electrical conductivity

23000000.0 - 27000000.0 S/m

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

27000000 S/m

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O

Typical value

Electrical resistivity

3.7e-08 - 4.35e-08 Ω·m

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3.7e-08 Ω·m

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O

Typical value

Specific Electrical conductivity

47.0 % IACS

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O

Typical/Derived value

Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Aluminium

95.9 - 98.6 %

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O

Chromium

0.04 - 0.35 %

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O

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Copper

0.15 - 0.4 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Iron

0.70 %

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O

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0.7 %

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O

Magnesium

0.8 - 1.2 %

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O

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Manganese

0.15 %

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O

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Other

0.15 %

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O

Silicon

0.4 - 0.8 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Titanium

0.15 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

Zinc

0.25 %

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O

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, 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 (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)