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6061 T6 Aluminum

Discover the versatility and durability of 6061 T6 Aluminum – the material of choice for various industries.

What is 6061 T6 Aluminum?

6061 T6 Aluminum - Lightweight, Strong, and Reliable for Your Projects.

The 6061 T6 aluminum is a versatile and durable material used in various industries. It has excellent strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance, making it a popular choice for structural and decorative applications.

GOOD MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, GOOD WELDABILITY

A highly versatile and widely used material, the 6061 aluminum bar stock, with its excellent mechanical properties, performs best when heat-treated as it improves strength and hardness. Plus, it also has high resistance against cracking despite its increased stress.

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Properties of 6061 T6 Aluminum

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES6061 ALUMINUM
Density0.0975 lb/in³
Melting Point1090℉
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES 6061 ALUMINUM (Imperial)
Tensile Strength 45000 psi
Yield Strength 40000 psi
Elastic Modulus 10000 psi
Hardness (Brinell) 95
Hardness (Rockwell B) 60
Hardness (Vickers) 107
Machinability 50%
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES 6061 ALUMINUM (%)
Aluminum 97.9
Chromium 0.20
Copper 0.28
Magnesium 1
Silicon 0.60
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Applications of 6061 T6 Aluminum

6061 aluminum alloy is a versatile material with a wide range of applications in various industries. Its unique properties make it a popular choice for different purposes, from structural components to decorative parts. Here are some of the applications of this aluminum grade:

  • Aerospace Industry: 6061 aluminum alloy is commonly used in the aerospace industry for aircraft and spacecraft parts. It is preferred due to its high strength-to-weight ratio, excellent corrosion resistance, and good weldability.
  • Automotive Industry: 6061 aluminum alloy is used in the automotive industry for the production of various parts, including engine components, wheels, and body panels. Its lightweight nature and high strength make it an excellent choice for reducing vehicle weight and improving fuel efficiency.
  • Marine Industry: 6061 aluminum alloy is highly resistant to corrosion and is therefore used in marine applications, such as boat parts and offshore structures. Its durability and strength make it an ideal choice for harsh marine environments.
  • Structural Applications: 6061 aluminum bar stock is widely used in structural applications, such as bridges, buildings, and towers. Its high strength and stiffness make it suitable for heavy-duty structures, while its corrosion resistance ensures long-lasting durability.
  • Electrical and Electronic Components: 6061 aluminum bar stock is used in the production of electrical and electronic components, such as heat sinks, LED lighting, and circuit board substrates. Its excellent thermal conductivity and electrical properties make it a popular choice in this industry.
  • Decorative Applications: 6061 aluminum bar stock is also used for decorative purposes, such as in furniture, lighting fixtures, and architectural features. Its attractive appearance, lightweight, and ease of fabrication make it an excellent material for creating unique and stylish designs.
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Buy Quality 6061 Aluminum Bar Stock

Advance Grinding Services offers high-quality 6061 aluminum alloy that is perfect for various applications. With excellent weldability, this material is commonly used in the manufacture of aircraft structures, bicycle frames, scuba tanks, and even food and beverage packaging.

Our 6061 t6 aluminum is lightweight, durable, and easy to work with, making it a popular choice in many industries. We provide bar stock in several different sizes, including 1/4 inch to 2 inches in diameter.

As a versatile material, 6061 aluminum alloy is found in industries such as construction, aerospace, transportation, and marine, among others. It is even used in cooking pots and pans due to its excellent properties.

At Advance Grinding Services, we are committed to providing our customers with high-quality stocks to fully utilize the excellent mechanical properties of 6061 aluminum alloy. Contact us today and ask for a quote on our 6061 Aluminum bar stock and experience the best in the industry!