AA Standards Grade 6063 T4

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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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This material data has been provided by AluKey,MakeItFrom.com,ASM Handbook Volume 2 Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials.

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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T4

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

2.7 g/cm³

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T4

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Compressive modulus

69.7 MPa

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T4

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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T4

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

69 GPa

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T4

Elongation

22.0 %

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T4

AA Standards

A50

14.0 %

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T4

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A50

16.0 %

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T4

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

A50

18.0 %

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T4

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A50

16.0 %

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T4

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B483

A100

12.0 %

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T4

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A100

17.0 %

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T4

22 %

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T4

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

170.0 MPa

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T4

AA Standards

150.0 MPa

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T4

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125.0 MPa

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T4

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130.0 MPa

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T4

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160.0 MPa

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T4

170 MPa

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T4

Yield strength

90.0 MPa

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T4

AA Standards

RP02

70.0 MPa

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T4

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RP02

60.0 MPa

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T4

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RP02

90 MPa

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T4

RP02

83.0 MPa

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T4

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated Standards

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.3e-05 1/K

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T4

100 °C, 20 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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T4

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Melting point

615.0 - 655.0 °C

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T4

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620.0 °C

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T4

Specific heat capacity

900.0 J/(kg·K)

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T4

Thermal conductivity

193.0 - 218.0 W/(m·K)

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T4

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200.0 W/(m·K)

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T4

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Electrical conductivity

29000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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T4

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Electrical resistivity

2.94e-08 - 3.45e-08 Ω·m

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T4

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Aluminium

97.5 - 99.4 %

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T4

Chromium

0.1 %

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T4

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Copper

0.1 %

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T4

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Iron

0.35 %

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T4

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0.35 %

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T4

Magnesium

0.45 - 0.9 %

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T4

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Manganese

0.1 %

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T4

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Other

0.15 %

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T4

Silicon

0.2 - 0.6 %

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T4

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Titanium

0.1 %

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T4

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Zinc

0.1 %

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T4

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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)