AA Standards Grade 6063 T1

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Description

Aluminum AA 6063 is an architectural alloy that offers users a high resistance to corrosion and excellent finishing characteristics. Easy to extrude with fair machinability, AA 6063 can be both hot and cold formed and is commonly available as T6 temper as well as T4 temper.

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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Density

2.7 g/cm³

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T1

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2.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

60.0 MPa

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T1

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Compressive modulus

69.7 MPa

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T1

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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T1

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69 GPa

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Elongation

-195 °C

44 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

-80 °C

36 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

10.0 %

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A100

12.0 %

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A50

16.0 %

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20.0 %

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A50

0 °C

34 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

24 °C

33 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

100 °C

18 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

150 °C

20 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

205 °C

40 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

260 °C

75 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

315 °C

80 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

370 °C

105 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

Fatigue strength

62 MPa

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fo 5x10⁸ cycles

Hardness, Brinell

42.0 [-]

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42.0 [-]

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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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Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Shear strength

97.0 MPa

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Tensile strength

-195 °C

235 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

-80 °C

180 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

110.0 MPa

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115.0 MPa

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140.0 MPa

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150.0 MPa

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0 °C

165 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

24 °C

152 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

100 °C

152 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

150 °C

145 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

205 °C

62 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

260 °C

31 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

315 °C

22 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

370 °C

16 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

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Yield strength

-196 °C

110 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

-80 °C

103 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

-28 °C

97 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

55.0 MPa

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RP02

60.0 MPa

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RP02

78.0 MPa

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90.0 MPa

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RP02

24 °C

90 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

100 °C

97 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

149 °C

103 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

204 °C

45 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

260 °C

24 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

316 °C

17 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

371 °C

14 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture, RP02

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated Standards

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.3e-05 1/K

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20 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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100 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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Melting point

615.0 - 655.0 °C

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620.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

900.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

193.0 - 218.0 W/(m·K)

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200.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Electrical conductivity

29000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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29000000 S/m

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Typical value

Electrical resistivity

2.94e-08 - 3.45e-08 Ω·m

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3.4e-08 Ω·m

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Typical value

Specific Electrical conductivity

50.0 % IACS

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Typical/Derived value

Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Aluminium

97.5 - 99.4 %

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Chromium

0.1 %

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Copper

0.1 %

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Iron

0.35 %

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0.35 %

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Magnesium

0.45 - 0.9 %

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Manganese

0.1 %

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Other

0.15 %

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Silicon

0.2 - 0.6 %

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Titanium

0.1 %

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Zinc

0.1 %

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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, general: very good, without protection in industrial or seawater atmosphere

General machinability

General: poor (T1, T4), sufficient (T5, T452, T6, T83, T831, T832)

Workability

general (condition): acceptable (T1, T4, T5, T452), poor(T6, T83, T831, T832)