Capalex Aluminium Extrusions

 

Introduction

Aluminium alloy 6063 is a medium strength alloy. Often referred to as an architectural alloy.

 

Applications

Aluminium alloy 6063 is typically used in commercial and is highly suitable for anodising.

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

 

6063 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 0
F
T4
T5
T6
-
-
70
110
160
140max
-
130
150
195

 

Chemical Composition EN AW-6063
Si 0.2-0.6
Fe 0.35
Cu 0.1
Mn 0.1
Mg 0.45-0.9
Cr 0.1
Zn 0.1
Ti 0.1

(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
AMS 4156 ASTM B221
QQ-A-200/9 UNS A96060
UNS A96063 DIN AlMgSi0.5 (Germany)
DIN 3.3206 (Germany) BS H9 or HE9
DTD 372B