Capalex Aluminium Extrusions

Introduction

Aluminum alloy 6063A is a variation of 6063 but with greater strength.  The advantage of aluminium alloy 6063A is that is still has good surface finish qualities.

 

Applications

Aluminium alloy 6063A is used in the same applications as 6063 but can also be found in the following; Road & Rail transport.

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

 

6063A 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 Good T4
T5
T6
90
160
190
150
200
230

 

Chemical Composition EN AW-6063A
Si 0.30-0.6
Fe 0.15-0.35
Cu 0.10
Mn 0.15
Mg 0.6-0.9
Cr 0.05
Zn 0.15
Ti 0.10
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)