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Aluminum alloy 6061 what is ?

Date posted: 04/ 11/ 2016 - The poster: admin

You often hear the aluminum alloy 6061, but do not know the numbers say anything, so let’s find out the answer

Aluminum Alloy 6061 (AA 6061) What is it?
Aluminum alloy 6061 is a powerful, robust, easily welded, it is often used as the chassis. Aluminum alloy 6061 with mechanical properties are wide and capable of very high corrosion resistance, as well as to limit them very good shape in terms of hardness tempering and T4 conditions. Characterization of the T6 can be obtained by aging (artificial aging) artificial. It can be welded using multiple methods.

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Applications: Aluminum alloy 6061 is an alloy can say great versatility, high strength, good corrosion resistance and good welding properties. It is used for all structural applications such as aerospace, semiconductor, and fixed jigs. It is composed mainly of aluminum, magnesium and silicon alloy.

With aluminum box 6061 is divided into 3 types:

  • 6061-O is a soft annealed alloy was the weakest of the three common types.
  • 6061-T4 is a product obtained from the heat treatment, aluminum alloy with natural age, approximately two times stronger than 6061-O.
  • 6061-T6 is a product obtained from the heat treatment, this is the first artificial alloy, hardness more than 2.5 times the 6061-O
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