6061 Aluminum Bar Stock

A precipitation-hardened aluminum alloy, the 6061 Aluminum can be forged and extruded into a variety of shapes.

6061 Aluminum Round Bar Stock

Sometimes called the “Structural Aluminum”, the 6061 Aluminum is called as such since aside from 6063 Aluminum, it is used mainly on structural applications.

It is commonly alloyed with magnesium and silicon and commonly available in pre-tempered grades.

As such, you can always find a 6061 Aluminum bar stock in industries that require excellent weldability.

GOOD MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, GOOD WELDABILITY

A highly versatile and widely used material, the 6061 Aluminum with its excellent mechanical properties performs best when heat-treated as it improves its strength and hardness.

Moreover, it also has high resistance against cracking despite the high stress applied to it.

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6061 ALUMINUM COMPOSITION

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES6061 ALUMINUM
Density0.0975 lb/in³
Melting Point1090℉
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES6061 ALUMINUM (Imperial)
Tensile Strength45000 psi
Yield Strength40000 psi
Elastic Modulus10000 psi
Hardness (Brinell)95
Hardness (Rockwell B)60
Hardness (Vickers)107
Machinability50%
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES6061 ALUMINUM (%)
Aluminum97.9
Chromium0.20
Copper0.28
Magnesium1
Silicon0.60

6061 ALUMINUM APPLICATIONS

With 6061 Aluminum exhibiting excellent weldability, it is best utilized in applications which involve the manufacture of aircraft structures such as wings and fuselages, bicycle frames and its components, scuba tanks and other high-pressure gas storage cylinders, and even food and beverage packaging such as that of aluminum cans. With how versatile it is, you can best expect that you will absolutely find a 6061 Aluminum bar stock in the premises of food, electronics, and even in aircraft manufacturing industries. Seeing that industries make great use of 6061 Aluminum’s excellent machinability, Advance Grinding Services vows to provide high quality 6061 Aluminum round bar stock to allow them to fully utilize its good mechanical properties. With us, you can be assured that you will get the finest 6061 Aluminum round bar stock for your various industry applications. Call us or request a quote for our 6061 Aluminum bar stock today!