Aluminum 6063

Products Offered

  • Wire Cloth
  • Perforated Metal
  • Expanded Metal
  • Bar Grating

Principal Design Features: This is generally considered to be an extrusion alloy that is heat treatable for strengthening. Commonly used in the manufacture of furniture, windows, stair rails, and in pipe railing. Commonly used in architectural extrusions.

Applications: Commonly used in the manufacture of furniture, windows, stair rails, and in pipe railing. Commonly used in architectural extrusions.

Machinability: It is considered to be average for this alloy.

Forming: Forming ability, either hot or cold, is good.

Welding: The alloy is readily welded by all of the conventional methods. Filler rod should be of the same alloy or AL 4043 alloy.

 

Aluminum 6303 Chemistry

AluminumBalance
Chromium0.1 max
Copper0.1 max
Iron0.35 max
Magnesium0.45 – 0.9
Manganese0.1 max
Remainder Each0.05 max
Remainder Total0.15 max
Silicon0.2 – 0.6
Titanium0.1 max
Zinc0.1 max

Aluminum 6303 Physical Data

Density (lb / cu. in.)0.097
Specific Gravity2.7
Melting Point (Deg F)1150
Modulus of Elasticity Tension10
Modulus of Elasticity Torsion3

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