AA Standards Grade 6061 T42

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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

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Density

2.7 g/cm³

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

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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

Elongation

16.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B483

A100

14.0 %

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

A100

10.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

A50

18.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B483

A50

16.0 %

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

A50

12.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

A50

14.0 %

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A50

16.0 %

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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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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

205.0 MPa

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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B483

180.0 MPa

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230.0 MPa

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Yield strength

95.0 MPa

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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B483

RP02

85.0 MPa

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RP02

110.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated Standards

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.4e-05 1/K

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100 °C, 20 °C

2.36e-05 1/K

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

Melting point

580.0 - 650.0 °C

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580.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

900.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

155.0 - 180.0 W/(m·K)

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

170.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

23000000.0 - 27000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

3.7e-08 - 4.35e-08 Ω·m

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

Chemical properties

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Aluminium

95.9 - 98.6 %

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Chromium

0.04 - 0.35 %

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Copper

0.15 - 0.4 %

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

Iron

0.70 %

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0.7 %

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Magnesium

0.8 - 1.2 %

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Manganese

0.15 %

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Other

0.15 %

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Silicon

0.4 - 0.8 %

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Titanium

0.15 %

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

Zinc

0.25 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, 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 (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)