AA Standards Grade 6061 T451

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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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All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Density

2.7 g/cm³

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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B211, ASTM B547

2.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

95.0 MPa

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AA Standards

Compressive modulus

69.7 MPa

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Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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Elongation

22.0 %

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AA Standards

A50

18.0 %

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A50

22.0 %

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AA Standards

A100

16.0 %

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A100

14.0 %

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A100

20.0 %

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Hardness, Brinell

65.0 [-]

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65.0 [-]

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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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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear strength

165.0 MPa

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Tensile strength

240.0 MPa

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205.0 MPa

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240 MPa

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Yield strength

145.0 MPa

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AA Standards

RP02

110.0 MPa

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RP02

145 MPa

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RP02

130.0 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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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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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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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

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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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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Zinc

0.25 %

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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)