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AA Standards Grade 6061 T42

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

2.7 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Dimension

Dimensions

Wanddicke

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

69 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation

A

16 % at 20 °C

Elongation A100

A100

14 - 16 % at 20 °C

Elongation A50

A50

10 - 18 % at 20 °C

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

KIC

22 - 35 MPa·√m at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

ν

0.33 [-] at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

G

26 - 26.5 GPa at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Tensile strength

Rm

180 - 230 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength

YS

110 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength Rp0.2

Rp0.2

85 - 95 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

2.36E-5 - 2.4E-5 1/K at 20 °C

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Melting point

Tm

580 - 650 °C

Specific heat capacity

cp

900 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

155 - 180 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Electrical

Electrical conductivity

σel

2.30E+7 - 2.49E+8 S/m at 20 °C

Electrical resistivity

ρel

3.7E-8 - 4.35E-8 Ω·m at 20 °C

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Al

95.9 - 98.6 %

Mg

0.8 - 1.2 %

Si

0.4 - 0.8 %

Cu

0.15 - 0.4 %

Cr

0.04 - 0.35 %

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Technological properties

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)

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