Capalex Aluminium Extrusions

 

Introduction

Aluminium alloy 6061 is a high / medium strength commercial alloy. It offers a range of good mechanical properties and good corrosion resistance.

 

Applications

Aluminium alloy 6061 applications are wide ranging, including shop building and aerospace applications.

Aerospace materials are covered by the ‘L’ series of British standards.

 

6061 Aluminium Alloy Data Sheet

Properties given are typical and should only be used for comparisons of alloys. Actual values will depend on section specification.

            Mechanical Properties
Forming Machining Welding Brazing/Soldering Protective Anodising Aesthetic Anodising Temper Restrict Min N/mm Stress Min N/mm
Good Good Good Good Good Fair T4
T6
T6511
115
240
240
190
280
280

 

Chemical Composition EN AW-6061
Si 0.40-0.8
Fe 0.7
Cu 0.15-0.40
Mn 0.15
Mg 0.8-1.2
Cr 0.04-0.35
Zn 0.25
Ti 0.15
Others (each) 0.05
Others (total) 0.15
Aluminium Remainder

The chemical composition of aluminium and aluminium alloys is supplied in percentage by mass. Limits are expressed as a maximum unless shown as a range or a minimum.

 

Similar and obsolete specifications
BS L117 T6 Tube - not hydraulically tested DIN 3.3214
QQ-A-200/8 - Extruded profiles and Tubes Al Mg1 Si Cu (AlMg1SiCu)