Aluminum 6063-T835

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-T835; AA6063-T835

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, Brinell105105 500 kg load with 10 mm ball
Hardness, Knoop130130 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Hardness, Rockwell A4343 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Hardness, Rockwell B6666 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Hardness, Vickers118118 Converted from Brinell Hardness Value
Tensile Strength, Ultimate330 MPa47900 psi 
Tensile Strength, Yield295 MPa42800 psi 
Elongation at Break8 %8 % 
Modulus of Elasticity69 GPa10000 ksi Average of Tension and Compression. In Aluminum alloys, the compressive modulus is typically 2% greater than the tensile modulus
Poisson's Ratio0.330.33 
Shear Modulus25.8 GPa3740 ksi 
Shear Strength205 MPa29700 psi 

Electrical Properties
Electrical Resistivity3.3e-006 ohm-cm3.3e-006 ohm-cm Estimated from other heat treatments.

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 Estimated from other heat treatments.
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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