6063 Alloy Data Sheet

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 ā€˜Lā€™ 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.

Forming Good
Machining Good
Welding Good
Brazing/Soldering Good
Protective Anodising Good
Aesthetic Anodising Good
Mechanical Properties
Temper 0
F
T4
T5
T6
Restrict Min N/mm -
-
70
110
160
Stress Min N/mm 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
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