Aluminum 6063-T83

Subcategory: 6000 Series Aluminum Alloy; Aluminum Alloy; Metal; Nonferrous Metal

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Composition Notes:
Aluminum content reported is calculated as remainder.
Composition information provided by the Aluminum Association and is not for design.

Key Words: UNS A96063; ISO AlMg0.5Si; Aluminium 6063-T83; AA6063-T83

Component   Wt. %
AlMax 97.5 
CrMax 0.1 
CuMax 0.1 
FeMax 0.35 
Component   Wt. %
Mg0.45 - 0.9 
MnMax 0.1 
Other, eachMax 0.05 
Other, totalMax 0.15 
Component   Wt. %
Si0.2 - 0.6 
TiMax 0.1 
ZnMax 0.1 

Material Notes:
Data points with the AA note have been provided by the Aluminum Association, Inc. and are NOT FOR DESIGN.

Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Density2.7 g/cc0.0975 lb/in AA; Typical

Mechanical Properties
Hardness, Brinell8282 AA; Typical; 500 g load; 10 mm ball
Hardness, Knoop106106 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Hardness, Rockwell A35.535.5 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Hardness, Rockwell B5050 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Hardness, Vickers9292 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Ultimate Tensile Strength255 MPa37000 psi AA; Typical
Tensile Yield Strength241 MPa35000 psi AA; Typical
Elongation at Break9 %9 % AA; Typical; 1/16 in. (1.6 mm) Thickness
Modulus of Elasticity68.9 GPa10000 ksi AA; Typical; Average of tension and compression. Compression modulus is about 2% greater than tensile modulus.
Poisson's Ratio0.330.33 
Shear Modulus25.8 GPa3740 ksi 
Shear Strength152 MPa22000 psi AA; Typical

Electrical Properties
Electrical Resistivity3.32e-006 ohm-cm3.32e-006 ohm-cm AA; Typical at 68F

Thermal Properties
CTE, linear 68F23.4 m/m-C13 in/in-F AA; Typical; Average over 68-212F range.
CTE, linear 250C25.6 m/m-C14.2 in/in-F Average over the range 20-300C
Specific Heat Capacity0.9 J/g-C0.215 BTU/lb-F 
Thermal Conductivity200 W/m-K1390 BTU-in/hr-ft-F AA; Typical at 77F
Melting Point616 - 654 C1140 - 1210 F AA; Typical range based on typical composition for wrought products 1/4 inch thickness or greater
Solidus616 C1140 F AA; Typical
Liquidus654 C1210 F AA; Typical

Processing Properties
Annealing Temperature413 C775 F hold at temperature for 2 to 3 hr; cool at 50F per hour from 775 to 500F
Solution Temperature521 C970 F 
Aging Temperature177 C350 F hold at temperature for 8 hr

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