What is 6061 aluminum sheet?

6061 aluminum sheet is a commonly used aluminum alloy plate with high strength and excellent corrosion resistance. It is composed of elements such as aluminum, magnesium and silicon, and is one of the 6000 series aluminum alloys. 6061 aluminum sheet has excellent processability and weldability, as well as excellent mechanical properties, and is widely used in aerospace, automobile, shipbuilding, construction, construction machinery and electronics.

6061 aluminum sheet chemical composition

Aluminum sheet 6061 alloy composition(GB/T 3190-2008)

Product features of Aluminum sheet 6061

1. High strength: 6061 aluminum plate has high yield strength and tensile strength, which is stronger than ordinary aluminum alloys, making it have excellent bearing capacity in various engineering and structural applications.

2. Corrosion resistance: The alloy has good corrosion resistance, especially to oxidation and salt water corrosion, making it the preferred material for marine environments and high humidity conditions.

3. Machinability: 6061 aluminum plate is easy to process, cut, punch, weld and rivet, which is conducive to production and processing, and can be made into parts of various shapes and sizes.

4. Wide application: Due to its excellent performance, 6061 aluminum sheet is widely used in aerospace, automobile manufacturing, shipbuilding, construction, electronics, sports equipment and other fields, such as aircraft parts, body panels, hull structures, bridge components, etc.

Performance parameters of 6061 aluminum sheet temper

The performance parameters of 6061 aluminum plate will vary with different states (heat treatment states). The status and performance parameters of several common 6061 aluminum plates are as follows:

6061-O aluminum sheet

Yield strength: ≥ 40 MPa
Tensile strength: ≥ 90 MPa
Elongation: ≥ 25%

6061-T4 aluminum sheet

Yield strength: ≥ 180 MPa
Tensile strength: ≥ 240 MPa
Elongation: ≥ 16%

6061-T6 aluminum sheet

Yield strength: ≥ 240 MPa
Tensile strength: ≥ 290 MPa
Elongation: ≥ 8%

6061-T651 aluminum sheet

Yield strength: ≥ 240 MPa
Tensile strength: ≥ 290 MPa
Elongation: ≥ 8%…

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