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6061 (AlMg1SiCu, 3.3214, H20, A96061) Aluminum
Material Properties
Base Metal Price: 19 % rel
Density: 2.70 g/cm3 (169 lb/ft3)
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus: 69 GPa (10.0 x 106 psi)
Electrical Conductivity: 40 to 47 % IACS
Elongation at Break: 6 to 22 %
Melting Onset (Solidus): 582 °C (1080 °F)
Shear Modulus: 26 GPa (3.8 106 psi)
Specific Heat Capacity: 900 J/kg-K
Strength to Weight Ratio: 48 to 144 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS): 130 to 390 MPa (19 to 57 x 103 psi)
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof): 90 to 350 MPa (13 to 51 x 103 psi)
Thermal Conductivity: 150 to 180 W/m-K
Thermal Diffusivity: 62 to 74
Thermal Expansion: 23.4 µm/m-K
Alloy Composition
Aluminum (Al): 95.9 to 98.6 %
Magnesium (Mg): 0.8 to 1.2 %
Silicon (Si): 0.4 to 0.8 %
Iron (Fe): 0 to 0.7 %
Copper (Cu): 0.15 to 0.4 %
Chromium (Cr): 0.04 to 0.35 %
Zinc (Zn): 0 to 0.25 %
Manganese (Mn): 0 to 0.15 %
Residuals: 0 to 0.15 %
Titanium (Ti): 0 to 0.15 %
See Also
Complete Guide to Aluminum Tempers
Aluminum Standards and Data, Aluminum Association Inc., 2013
ASTM B 209: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
ASTM B 210: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Seamless Tubes
ASTM B 211: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Bar, Rod, and Wire
ASTM B 221: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes
ASTM B 308: Standard Specification for Aluminum-Alloy 6061-T6 Standard Structural Profiles
ASTM B 483: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Tube and Pipe for General Purpose Applications
ASTM B 547: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Formed and Arc-Welded Round Tube
EN 485-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Sheet, strip and plate. Mechanical properties
EN 573-3: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Chemical composition and form of wrought products. Chemical composition and form of products
EN 754-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Cold drawn rod/bar and tube. Mechanical properties
EN 755-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles. Mechanical properties
ISO 6361: Wrought Aluminium and Aluminium Alloy Sheets, Strips and Plates
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