6063-T6 Aluminum

Properties

Compare
Bulk Modulus
67 GPa, or 9.7 106 psi
Density
2.69 g/cm3, or 167 lb/ft3
Elastic (Young's) Modulus
69 GPa, or 10 106 psi
Elongation at Break
-200°C (-330°F)
24 %
Elongation at Break
-100°C (-150°F)
21 %
Elongation at Break
100°C (210°F)
11 %
Elongation at Break
200°C (390°F)
33 %
Elongation at Break
300°C (570°F)
80 %
Elongation at Break
400°C (750°F)
120 %
Hardness
Brinell
73
Maximum Temperature
Onset of Melting (Solidus)
615 °C, or 1130 °F
Resilience
Unit, Per Volume
Resilience
Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), Per Volume
Resilience
Unit, Per Mass
Resilience
Ultimate, Per Mass
Shear Modulus
34 GPa, or 4.9 106 psi
Shear Strength
152 MPa, or 22.0 103 psi
Specific Heat Capacity
Conventional
900 J/kg-K
Specific Heat Capacity
Volumetric
2400 103 J/m3-K
Speed of Sound
160 103 m/s, or 520 103 ft/s
Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile
25 MN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Fatigue
26 kN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Ultimate
89 kN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Yield
79 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength
Ultimate
241 MPa, or 34.9 103 psi
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, -200°C (-330°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, -100°C (-150°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 100°C (210°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 200°C (390°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 300°C (570°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 400°C (750°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield (Proof)
214 MPa, or 31.0 103 psi
Tensile Strength
Yield, -200°C (-330°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, -100°C (-150°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 100°C (210°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 200°C (390°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 300°C (570°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 400°C (750°F)
Thermal Expansion
20 to 100°C
23.4 µm/m-K
Thermal Expansion
20 to 200°C
Thermal Expansion
20 to 300°C

See Also

Aluminum Standards and Data, The Aluminum Association Inc., 2006.


J. Randolph Kissell and Robert L. Ferry, Aluminum Structures: A Guide to Their Specifications and Design, 2nd ed., 2002 (link).


John E. Hatch (editor), Aluminum: Properties and Physical Metallurgy, 1984 (link).


Mark E. Schlesinger, Aluminum Recycling, 2007 (link).


Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, ASM Handbook vol. 2, ASM International, 1993 (link).

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