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Aluminum 6061

Grade Summary: Aluminum 6061 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: 

Typical Chemical Analysis:

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

Typical Mechanical Properties**:

  • Tensile Strength (PSI) 45,000
  • Yield Point (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.

Metal Supermarkets offers a variety of shapes and sizes of aluminum, cut to the size you need

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