Aluminium alloy 6061 is a high / medium strength commercial alloy. It offers a range of good mechanical properties and good corrosion resistance.
Aluminium alloy 6061 applications are wide ranging, including shop building and aerospace applications.
Aerospace materials are covered by the ‘L’ series of British standards.
Properties given are typical and should only be used for comparisons of alloys. Actual values will depend on section specification.
|Forming||Machining||Welding||Brazing/Soldering||Protective Anodising||Aesthetic Anodising||Temper||Restrict Min N/mm||Stress Min N/mm|
|Chemical Composition EN AW-6061|
The chemical composition of aluminium and aluminium alloys is supplied in percentage by mass. Limits are expressed as a maximum unless shown as a range or a minimum.
|Similar and obsolete specifications|
|BS L117 T6 Tube - not hydraulically tested||DIN 3.3214|
|QQ-A-200/8 - Extruded profiles and Tubes||Al Mg1 Si Cu (AlMg1SiCu)|