Aluminium Alloy 6061

Technical Data Sheet


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Al Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti Other Each Others Total
6061 Bal 0.40 - 0.80 0.70 max 0.15-0.40 0.15 0.8-1.2 0.04-0.35 0.25 max 0.15 max 0.05 max 0.15 max

Aluminum 6061 is an extremely versatile heat treatable aluminum alloy due to its content of silicon and magnesium. 6061 has a wide range of mechanical and corrosion resistance properties as well as having most of the good qualities of aluminum. 6061 is used in a many applications from aircraft structures, yacht construction, truck bodies, bicycle frames to screw machine parts.

Typical Mechanical Properties


Material Thickness (in) Tensile Strength (ksi) Yield Strength (ksi) Elongation
Alloy 6061 Sheet T6 0.020-0.500 42 35 10
Alloy 6061 Sheet T6 0.500-1.000 42 35 9
Alloy 6061 Sheet T6 1.00-2.00 42 35 8
Alloy 6061 Sheet T6 2.00-4.00 42 35 6
Alloy 6061 Sheet T6 4.00-6.00 40 35 6


Material Temper Diameter (in) Tensile Strength (ksi) Yield Strength (ksi) Elongation
Alloy 6061 Bar
Cold Finished
T651 All 42 35 10
Alloy 6061 Bar
Cold Finished
T6511 <0.25" 38 35 8
Alloy 6061 Bar
Cold Finished
T6511 >0.25" 38 35 10
Alloy 6061 Bar - T651 / T6 condition and extruded T6511/T6

Aluminium Alloy 6061 Sheet, Plate, Wire, Rod, Bar (Hexagon, Round, Square), Tube and extrusions. 6061 Foil (Shim) is available in various thicknesses. View stock list for further information. Foil Stock List , Sheet Stock List, Plate Stock List. For all stock availability of Aluminium Alloy 6061 contact Sales.

BS L117 Alloy 6061 Tube Drawn T6
BS L118 Alloy 6061 Tube Drawn T6 Hydraulically Tested
HE20 6061 Extrusions
HP20 6061 Plate
HS20 6061 Sheet
AMS 4009 6061-0 Foil
AMS 4021 6061-0 Alclad Sheet and Plate
AMS 4022 6061 Alclad Sheet and Plate Cancelled
AMS 4023 6061 Alclad Sheet and Plate Cancelled
AMS 4025 6061-0 Sheet and Plate
AMS 4026 6061-T4 Sheet T451 Plate
AMS 4027 6061-T6 Sheet and T651 Plate
AMS 4053 6061 Cancelled
AMS 4079 6061-0 Tube Drawn Seamless Close Tolerence
AMS 4080 6061-0 Tube Drawn Seamless
AMS 4081 6081-T4 Tube Drawn Seamless Hydraulic
AMS 4082 6061-T6 Tube Drawn Seamless
AMS 4083 6061-T6 Tube Drawn Seamless Hydraulic
AMS 4091 Superseded by AMS 4081
AMS 4092 Superseded by AMS 4082
AMS 4093 Superseded by AMS 4083
AMS 4113 6061-T6 Extruded shapes
AMS 4115 6061-0 Cold finished bars, rod, wire
AMS 4116 6061-T4 Cold finished bars, rod, wire
AMS 4117 6061-T6/T651 Cold finished bars, rod, wire
AMS 4127 6061-T6 Forgings Rolled or Forged
AMS 4128 6061-T451 Bars Rolled or Forged
AMS 4129 6061-T651 Superseded by 4117
AMS 4146 6061-T4 Forgings
AMS 4150 6061-T6 Extrusions and Rings
AMS 4160 6061-0 Extrusion
AMS 4161 6061-T4 Extrusion
AMS 4172 6061-T4511 Extrusion
AMS 4173 6061-T6511 Extrusion
QQ-A-200/8 6061-T6/T6511 Extruded bar, tube, section
QQ-A-200/16 6061-T6 extruded stuctural shapes
QQ-A-225/8 6061-T6 / T651 Cold finished bar, tube, section
QQ-A-250/11 6061 Sheet and Plate
WW-T-700/6 6061-T6 Seamless, drawn tube
MIL-T-7081 6061-T6 Hydraulic tube
QQ-A-367 6061 Forgings
WS 3.3211
WS 3.3214
EN 2392 6061-T6 Tube
EN 2694 6061-T6 Sheet, strip
EN 3341 6061-T4 Sheet, strip
EN 3342 6061-T4 Extruded bar
EN 3557
EN 4213 6061-T651 Plate
LA 380
ABM 2-3023
ABM 2-3025
ABM 2-3026
ABS 5144
ABS 5151
BACM 123
BACM 171 6061-0 Tube
NCT 15-238-01
AIR 9048.210 6061-0 Sheet
AIR 9048.220 6061-T4 Sheet
AIR 9048.230 6061-0 Sheet
AIR 9048.240 6061-T6 Sheet
AIR 9049

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Every effort is made to ensure that technical specifications are accurate. However, technical specifications included herein should be used as a guideline only. All specifications are subject to change without notice.