AA Standards Grade 6063 T83

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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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2.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Compressive modulus

69.7 MPa

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Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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69 GPa

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Elongation

7.4 %

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9 %

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Hardness, Brinell

82.0 [-]

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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

152.0 MPa

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Tensile strength

230.0 MPa

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255 MPa

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260.0 MPa

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Yield strength

205.0 MPa

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RP02

240 MPa

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RP02

240.0 MPa

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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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31000000 S/m

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Typical value

Electrical resistivity

2.94e-08 - 3.45e-08 Ω·m

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3.2e-08 Ω·m

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Typical value

Specific Electrical conductivity

53.0 % 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)