6063A Alloy Data Sheet

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 ā€˜Lā€™ 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.

Forming Good
Machining Good
Welding Good
Brazing/Soldering Good
Protective Anodising Good
Aesthetic Anodising Good
Mechanical Properties
Temper T4
T5
T6
Restrict Min N/mm 90
160
190
Stress Min N/mm 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.)

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