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AA 6151
Category Aluminum Alloy
Class Wrought

Composition
ElementWeight %
Al  98.2 
Si  0.90 
Mg  0.60 
Cr  0.25 

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) 220  25  T6  
Yield Strength (Mpa) 195 
Elongation (%) 15 
Reduction in Area (%)  
Hardness (HB500) 71  25  T6 
Shear Strength (MPa) 140  25  T6  

Thermal Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Thermal Expansion (10-6/ºC) 23  20-100  
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-K) 205  25  more

Electric Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Electric Resistivity (10-9W-m) 32  25  more
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