2011

Typical Chemical Analysis

*Cu: 5.0/6.0
*Si: 0.4 Max.
*Zn: 0.3 Max.
*Fe: .7 Max.
*Cr: .04/.35
*Bi: 0.2/0.6
*Pb: 0.2/0.6
*Al: Remainder

Typical Mechanical Properties

** Tensile Strength psi: 55,000
Yield Strength psi: 43,000
Elongation***15

* Ranges shown are for .750″ size and under- Chemical Analysis will vary on each heat number.
** All values are minimum values and are representative.
*** In 2” using 1⁄2” RoundBar

Available products 

Round Bar, Hexagon Bar

6061

Grade Summary

This is the most versatile of the heat treatable aluminum alloys. This alloy offers a wide range of mechanical properties and corrosion resistance. It is easily fabricated and has good formability. It is weld-able using all methods including furnace brazing.
Typical Applications

Screw machine parts, Truck bodies and frames, Running boards, Steps, Floors, Walkways, Platforms, Cover plates, Trench covers, Truck runways, Almost any structural component.
Available Products

Round Bar, Rectangular Bar, Square Bar, Hexagonal Bar, Channel, Beam, Angle, Flat Sheet, Expanded Mesh, Perforated Sheet, Plate, Pipe, Round Tube, Square Tube, and Rectangular Tube.
Typical Chemical Analysis

*Cu: .15/.40
*Si: .40/.80
*Mn: .15 Max.
*Fe: .70 Max.
*Cr: .04/.35
*Mg: .80/1.2
*Zn: .25 Max.
*Al: Remainder

Typical Mechanical Properties

** Tensile Strength psi: 45,000
Yield Strength psi: 40,000
Brinell Hardness: 95

* Chemical Analysis will vary on each heat number
** For T651 bare – All values are minimum values and are representative.

6063

Grade Summary This grade is commonly referred to as the architectural alloy. Developed as an extrusion alloy with relatively high tensile properties, excellent finish characteristics and high corrosion resistance. It is one of the best suited alloys for anodizing applications including hard coat anodizing for air cylinder tube.
Typical Applications

Moldings and Extruded Trim for stores and homes both interior and exterior, Construction tube, lawn furniture, luggage racks, air cylinders. Used extensively for anodized parts.
Available products

Round Bar, Rectangular Bar, Channel, Angle, Pipe, Round Tube, Square Tube, and Rectangular Tube.
Typical Chemical Analysis

*Cu: .10 Max.
*Si: .40/.60
*Mn: .10 Max.
*Fe: .35 Max.
*Cr: .10 Max.
*Mg: .45/.90
*Zn: .10 Max.
*Ti: .10 Max.
*Al: Remainder

Typical Mechanical Properties**
Tensile Strength psi: 27,000
Yield Strength psi: 21,000
Brinell Hardness: 6

* Chemical Analysis will vary on each heat number
** For T52 bare – All values are minimum values and are representative.



Commodity Values of Aluminum