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AA Standards Grade 6063 T6

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

2.7 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Dimension

Dimensions

Wanddicke

Mechanical

Compressive modulus

Ecomp

69.7 MPa at 20 °C

Elastic modulus

E

69 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation

A

24 % at -195 °C

Elongation in 50 mm

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Elongation A100

A100

7 - 10 % at 20 °C

Elongation A50

A50

8 - 12 % at 20 °C

Fatigue strength

SNf

69 MPa at 20 °C

fo 5x10⁸ cycles

Hardness, Brinell

HB

73 [-] at 20 °C

500 kg load, 10 mm ball

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

KIC

22 - 35 MPa·√m at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

ν

0.33 [-] at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

G

26 - 26.5 GPa at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear strength

τ

152 MPa at 20 °C

Tensile strength

Rm

325 MPa at -195 °C

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

YS

210 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength Rp0.2

Rp0.2

248 MPa at -196 °C

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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Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

2.3E-5 - 2.34E-5 1/K at 20 °C

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Melting point

Tm

615 - 655 °C

Specific heat capacity

cp

900 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

193 - 218 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Electrical

Electrical conductivity

σel

2.90E+7 - 3.07E+8 S/m at 20 °C

Typical value

Electrical resistivity

ρel

2.94E-8 - 3.45E-8 Ω·m at 20 °C

Typical value

Specific Electrical conductivity

53 % IACS

Typical/Derived value

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Al

97.5 - 99.4 %

Mg

0.45 - 0.9 %

Si

0.2 - 0.6 %

Cr

0 - 0.1 %

Cu

0 - 0.1 %

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Technological properties

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)

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

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