Aluminum 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.

Some products may not be available online, please contact your local store for pricing and size availability.

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.

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