AA Standards Grade 6063 T831

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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

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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

7.9 %

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10 %

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Hardness, Brinell

70.0 [-]

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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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Typical for Wrought 6000 Series Aluminium

Shear strength

124.0 MPa

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Tensile strength

195.0 MPa

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205 MPa

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210.0 MPa

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Yield strength

170.0 MPa

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RP02

185 MPa

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RP02

190.0 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

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Electrical conductivity

29000000.0 - 34000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

2.94e-08 - 3.45e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

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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)