AA 6063 T8

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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

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Density

2.7 g/cm³

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T8

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionComment

Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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T8

Elongation

9.0 %

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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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Tensile strength

260.0 MPa

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T8

Yield strength

240.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValueCondition

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.3e-05 1/K

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Melting point

620.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

900.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

200.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueComment

Electrical conductivity

21000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

2.9e-08 - 5e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueCondition

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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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
Workability

Excellent workability.