AA Standards Grade 6061 T4

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Properties

General

PropertyValueTemperature

Density

2.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueTemperatureComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

95 MPa

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Compressive modulus

69.7 MPa

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Elastic modulus

69 GPa

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Elongation

19 %

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Elongation A100

14 - 22 %

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Elongation A50

10 - 22 %

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Hardness, Brinell

65 [-]

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500 kg load, 10 mm ball

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

22 - 35 MPa·√m

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

0.33 [-]

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Shear modulus

26 - 26.5 GPa

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Shear strength

165 MPa

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Tensile strength

180 - 240 MPa

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Yield strength

130 MPa

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Yield strength Rp0.2

100 - 145 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValueTemperature

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.36E-5 1/K

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2.4E-5 1/K

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2.36E-5 1/K

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Melting point

580 - 650 °C

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Specific heat capacity

900 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

155 - 180 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueTemperatureComment

Electrical conductivity

2.30E+7 - 2.70E+7 S/m

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Typical value

Electrical resistivity

3.7E-8 - 4.35E-8 Ω·m

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Specific Electrical conductivity

40 % IACS

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Typical/Derived value

Chemical properties

Property

Aluminium

95.9 - 98.6 %

Chromium

0.04 - 0.35 %

Copper

0.15 - 0.4 %

Iron

0 - 0.7 %

Magnesium

0.8 - 1.2 %

Manganese

0 - 0.15 %

Other

0 - 0.15 %

each 0.05, total 0.15, Rest Al

Silicon

0.4 - 0.8 %

Titanium

0 - 0.15 %

Zinc

0 - 0.25 %

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)