Aluminium 6061

Key Features
  • Medium to high strength Alloy
  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Economical & suited to a wide range of applications
  • Good weldability
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Key Features
  • Medium to high strength Alloy
  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Economical & suited to a wide range of applications
  • Good weldability

Overview

Aluminium Alloy 6061 is a medium to high strength heat-treatable alloy. It has very good corrosion resistance to atmospheric conditions and very good weldability although reduced strength in the weld zone. It has medium fatigue strength and is widely available.

Material Profile

Metric Imperial
Profile Size Range Availability
Solid Round Solid Round 12.60" see full size range In Stock
Flat Bar Flat Bar 12" x 4" see full size range In Stock
Square Bar Square Bar 7.03" see full size range In Stock
Custom 12-16 weeks

Chemical Composition

Element Symbol Range %
Aluminium Al Balance
Magnesium Mg 0.8 – 1.2
Silicon Si 0.4-0.8
Copper Cu 0.15-0.4
Chromium Cr 0.04 – 0.35
Iron Fe 0.7 max
Zinc Zn 0.25 max
Manganese Mn 0.15 max
Titanium Ti 0.15 max
Others   0.15 max
     

Physical Properties

Metric Imperial
MaterialUnitAluminium 6061
Tensile Strength Minpsi45000
Yield Strength Minpsi40000
Elongation Min%12%
Hardness MinBHN95

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