6061 Aluminum Channel

Characteristics

  • 6061 aluminum channels have many diverse uses due to the properties of 6061 aluminum.
  • The metal is easy to form, machine, cut and weld, making it an ideal material for forming aluminum channel shapes of different sizes and configurations.
  • It performs well when used in structural forms, support applications and outdoor use because of its resistance to heat and corrosion, as well as its high strength-to-weight ratio.

Applications

6061 aluminum channels are used for light support applications that are exposed to corrosive environments, such as weather. These include:

  • window and door frame channels
  • traffic lights, enclosures and cabinets for electrical and electronic equipment
  • trolley and material handling rails.

Sizes of 6061 Channel

Depths: 0.5" thru 12"  Flange Widths: 0.375" thru 5"

Typical Chemical Properties

Silicon, Max %

0.8

Iron, Max %

0.7

Copper, Max %

0.4

Manganese, Max %

0.15

Magnesium, Max %

1.2

Chromium, Max %

0.35

Zinc, Max %

0.25

Titanium, Max %

0.15

Typical Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength ksi

180

Yield 0.2% Offset ksi

110

Elongation

14

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