OVERVIEW SPECIFICATIONS AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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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.
American Standard channel has a tapered wall thickness with the section near the base being thicker than the top.

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Dimension Name

Specification

Alloy 6061
Temper T6
Production Method Extruded
Shape Type American Standard
Base 8
Legs 2.29
Thickness 0.25
Max Length 300
MTR Availability Yes
Full Length true
Material Aluminum
Shape Channel
Custom Cut Warehouse 1
Material Specifications

This material meets the following specs: AMS -QQ-A-200/8, ASTM -B221, ASTM -B308

Weight/Lineal Foot

4.35 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
Elongation % in 2 inches 12
Modulus of Elasticity KSI x 10^3 10
Ultimate shear strength KSI 27
Ultimate KSI 42
Yield KSI 37

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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