Remarks

Both 356.0-T6 aluminum and 6061-T6 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% of their average alloy composition in common.

There are 19 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1 in this case) are not shown.

Properties in Common

Base Metal Price
16 % rel
16 % rel
Calomel Potential
-730 mV
-740 mV
Density
2.7 g/cm3
2.7 g/cm3
Elastic Modulus
72 GPa
69 GPa
Electrical Conductivity
41 % IACS
43 % IACS
Electrical Resistivity
-7 10x Ω-m
-7 10x Ω-m
Elongation
3.8 %
8.2 %
Fatigue Strength
75 MPa
97 MPa
Melting Onset
570 °C
580 °C
Poisson's Ratio
0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus
27 GPa
26 GPa
Shear Strength
190 MPa
210 MPa
Specific Heat
970 J/kg-K
900 J/kg-K
Strength-to-weight
74 kN-m/kg
110 kN-m/kg
UTS
200 MPa
310 MPa
Yield Strength
170 MPa
270 MPa
Thermal Conductivity
150 W/m-K
170 W/m-K
Thermal Diffusivity
57
70
Thermal Expansion
22 µm/m-K
23 µm/m-K

The length of each bar compares the given value to the highest value in the database.

Properties Not in Common

Solidification Shrinkage: 1.3 % (356.0-T6 aluminum)

Alloy Composition Comparison

Aluminum (Al)
90.1 to 93.3 %
95.9 to 98.6 %
Chromium (Cr)
n/a
0.040 to 0.35 %
Copper (Cu)
0 to 0.25 %
0.15 to 0.4 %
Iron (Fe)
0 to 0.6 %
0 to 0.7 %
Magnesium (Mg)
0.2 to 0.45 %
0.8 to 1.2 %
Manganese (Mn)
0 to 0.35 %
0 to 0.15 %
Residuals
0 to 0.15 %
0 to 0.15 %
Silicon (Si)
6.5 to 7.5 %
0.4 to 0.8 %
Titanium (Ti)
0 to 0.25 %
0 to 0.15 %
Zinc (Zn)
0 to 0.35 %
0 to 0.25 %
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