Product Details, Specifications, and Technical Information

Aluminum Channel American Standard 6061-T6 exhibits high strength, low weight, above average corrosion resistance, ease of machining, and has excellent weldability. 6061 is the most commonly used aluminum alloy in the world due to its positive characteristics. It is typically used in aerospace, automotive, cameras, couplings, marine hardware, electrical components, decorative hardware, structural applications, pins, brakes, pistons, valves, and bicycle frames.
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Dimension Name Specification
Base 12
Legs 3.05" x 3.05"
Thickness 0.387
Brand AW Metals
MTR Availability Yes
Material Aluminum
Shape Channel
Domestic true
Alloy 6061
Temper T6
Production Method Extruded
DFAR true
Shape Type American Standard
Weight/Lineal Foot
0.7222 pounds
Please note that this data is to be used ONLY FOR REFERENCE, NOT FOR DESIGN, and by using it,you agree that any decisions you make regarding materials for your project are at your own discretion.
Mechanical Properties
Property Value
Density g/cm^3 3
Yield Tensile Strength KSI 40
Brinell Hardness 500 kg load 95
Ultimate Tensile Strength KSI 45
Elongation % in 2 in. 12
Rockwell Hardness B Scale 60
Machinability % 50
Melting Point °F 1080 - 1205
Electrical Conductivity % IACS 43
Shear Strength KSI 30
Chemistry Information: 6061 Aluminum
Element Percentage
Al 98
Cr 0.04 - 0.35
Cu 0.15 - 0.4
Fe 0.7 max
Mg 0.8 - 1.2
Mn 0.15 max
Si 0.4 - 0.8
Ti 0.15 max
Zn 0.25 max
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