AA Standards Grade 6063 T6

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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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T6

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

2.7 g/cm³

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T6

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

70.0 MPa

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T6

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Compressive modulus

69.7 MPa

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T6

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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T6

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

69 GPa

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T6

Elongation

-195 °C

24 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

-80 °C

20 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

7.0 %

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T6

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A100

8.0 %

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T6

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A50

9.0 %

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T6

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A100

10.0 %

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T6

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A50

10.0 %

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T6

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A100

11.0 %

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T6

12.0 %

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T6

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A50

0 °C

19 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

24 °C

18 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

100 °C

15 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

150 °C

20 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

205 °C

40 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

260 °C

75 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

315 °C

80 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

370 °C

105 %

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T6

Elongation in 50 mm

Fatigue strength

69 MPa

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T6

fo 5x10⁸ cycles

Hardness, Brinell

73.0 [-]

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T6

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73.0 [-]

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T6

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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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Shear strength

152.0 MPa

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T6

Tensile strength

-195 °C

325 MPa

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T6

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

262 MPa

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T6

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

205.0 MPa

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T6

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230.0 MPa

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T6

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240.0 MPa

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T6

AA Standards

0 °C

248 MPa

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T6

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

250.0 MPa

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T6

24 °C

240 MPa

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T6

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

215 MPa

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T6

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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T6

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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T6

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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T6

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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T6

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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T6

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

248 MPa

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T6

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

228 MPa

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T6

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

221 MPa

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T6

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

170.0 MPa

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T6

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RP02

195.0 MPa

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T6

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RP02

210.0 MPa

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T6

215.0 MPa

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T6

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RP02

24 °C

214 MPa

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T6

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

193 MPa

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T6

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

133 MPa

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T6

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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T6

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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T6

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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T6

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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T6

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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T6

20 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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100 °C

2.3399999999999996e-05 1/K

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T6

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Melting point

615.0 - 655.0 °C

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T6

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620.0 °C

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T6

Specific heat capacity

900.0 J/(kg·K)

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T6

Thermal conductivity

193.0 - 218.0 W/(m·K)

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T6

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200.0 W/(m·K)

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T6

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Electrical conductivity

29000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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T6

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31000000 S/m

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T6

Typical value

Electrical resistivity

2.94e-08 - 3.45e-08 Ω·m

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T6

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3.3e-08 Ω·m

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T6

Typical value

Specific Electrical conductivity

53.0 % IACS

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T6

Typical/Derived value

Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Aluminium

97.5 - 99.4 %

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T6

Chromium

0.1 %

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T6

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Copper

0.1 %

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T6

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Iron

0.35 %

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T6

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0.35 %

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T6

Magnesium

0.45 - 0.9 %

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T6

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Manganese

0.1 %

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T6

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Other

0.15 %

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T6

Silicon

0.2 - 0.6 %

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T6

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Titanium

0.1 %

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T6

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Zinc

0.1 %

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T6

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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)