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Product Details, Specifications, and Technical Information

See Aluminum Tolerances

Each piece in this pack is 4" x 4" and comes with the following thicknesses: 0.025", 0.032", 0.04", 0.05", 0.063", 0.08"

Aluminum Sample Pack Sheet 6061-T6 offers an inexpensive way to make sure you get the correct material for your project. 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
Alloy 6061
Temper T6
Shape Type Sheet
MTR Availability No
Material Aluminum
Shape Sample Pack
Custom Cut Warehouse 0
Pack Thicknesses 0.025", 0.032", 0.04", 0.05", 0.063", 0.08"
Weight/Lineal Foot
1.0 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
Ultimate Tensile Strength KSI 45
Yield Tensile Strength KSI 40
Density g/cm^3 3
Brinell Hardness 500 kg load 95
Rockwell Hardness B Scale 60
Elongation % in 2 in. 12
Shear Strength KSI 30
Melting Point °F 1080 - 1205
Machinability % 50
Electrical Conductivity % IACS 43
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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