AA Standards Grade 6061 T6511

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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 StandardsShape

Density

2.7 g/cm³

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T6511

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Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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70.0 GPa

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Elongation

10.0 %

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A50

8.0 %

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A50

9.0 %

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A100

9.2 %

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8.0 - 10.0 %

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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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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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300.0 MPa

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241.0 MPa

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Yield strength

240.0 MPa

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RP02

262.0 MPa

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RP02

280.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

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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2.34e-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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650.0 °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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166.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

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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4e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

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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Total

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
Application areas

Aerospace

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)