AA Standards Grade 6061 T62

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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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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

4.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

A50

5.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

A100

6.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

A50

7.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

A100

7.5 %

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8.0 %

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

A50

8.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

A100

9.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241

A100

10.0 %

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

A50

10.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

A100

12.0 %

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AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

A50

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

260.0 MPa

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AA Standards, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B345

275.0 MPa

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AA Standards, ASTM B209

290.0 MPa

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

320.0 MPa

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Yield strength

240.0 MPa

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

RP02

270.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated Standards

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.4e-05 1/K

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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

100 °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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AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B241, ASTM B345, ASTM B483

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

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Electrical conductivity

23000000.0 - 27000000.0 S/m

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

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

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Aluminium

95.9 - 98.6 %

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Chromium

0.04 - 0.35 %

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

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

0.7 %

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Magnesium

0.8 - 1.2 %

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

Manganese

0.15 %

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

Other

0.15 %

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Silicon

0.4 - 0.8 %

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

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)