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AA 6061
Category Aluminum Alloy
Class Wrought

Composition
ElementWeight %
Al  97.9 
Si  0.60 
Cu  0.28 
Mg  1.0 
Cr  0.20 

Mechanical Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Density (×1000 kg/m3) 2.7 25  
Poisson's Ratio 0.33 25  
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 70-80 25  
Tensile Strength (Mpa) 115  25  O (Alclad) more
Yield Strength (Mpa) 48 
Elongation (%) 25 
Reduction in Area (%)  
Hardness (HB500) 30  25  more
Shear Strength (MPa) 83  25  O  more
Fatigue Strength (MPa) 62  25  O  more

Thermal Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Thermal Expansion (10-6/ºC) 23.4  20-100  
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-K) 180  25  more

Electric Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Electric Resistivity (10-9W-m) 37  25  more
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