Aluminium BS L111 Alloy 6082-T6


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Al Si Fe Cu Mn Cr Mg Ni Zn Ti Other
BS L111 Bal 0.7 - 1.3 0.50 max 0.10 max 0.40-1.00 0.25 max 0.5-1.20 0.10 max 0.20 max 0.2 Pb 0.05
Sn 0.05

Alloy 6082 is a medium strength alloy with excellent corrosion resistance. Alloy 6082 has the highest strength of the 6000 series alloy. Due to the higher strength of Alloy 6082 it has replaced Alloy 6061 in many applications. Alloy 6082 is typically used in highly stressed applications, Trusses, Bridges, Cranes, Transport applications, Ore Skips, Beer Barrels, Milk churns.

Typical Mechanical Properties


Material Thickness 0.2% Proof Stress min N/mm² Tensile Strength min (N/mm²) Elongation on 50mm min% Elongation on 5.65v min%
BS L111 Alloy 6082-T6
Bars and Sections
up to 20 mm 255 295 7 8
BS L111 Alloy 6082-T6
Bars and Sections
20-150 mm 270 310   8
BS L111 Alloy 6082-T6
Bars and Sections
150-200 mm 240 280   5

Aluminum Alloy BS L111 Alloy 6082-T6 is available in Bars and Sections. For all stock availability contact Sales.

Aluminium alloy 6082 also corresponds to the following standard designations and specification.
Similar Specifications
BS L112 Alloy 6082 Forging Stock and Forgings
BS L113 Alloy 6082-T6 Sheet and Strip
BS L114 Alloy 6082-T6 Tube Drawn
BS L115 Alloy 6082-T651 Plate

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.