6061 Aluminum Tube

6061 Aluminum Tube

Characteristics

6061 aluminum tube is the most common aluminum tubing due to its good machining, strength and corrosion resistance characteristics. After anodizing the appearance is very good. 6061 aluminum tubes are strong, with a low weight.

Applications

6061 aluminum tubes are commonly used for structural components such as frames, machine supports, truck and marine frames and supports, marine fittings, electrical fittings and connectors, bike frames, railings and truck racks.

Sizes

Rectangle Aluminum Tubing

Type: Extruded

Widths 0.5" thru 8"  Wall Thickness: 0.12" thru 0.25"

Round Aluminum Tubing

Type: Coiled, Extruded, Extruded Seamless, Seamless Drawn

OD: 0.1875" thru 8.625"  Wall Thickness: 0.025" thru 1"

Square Aluminum Tubing

Type: Extruded

Widths 0.75" thru 6"  Wall Thickness: 0.062" thru 0.25"

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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