Aluminium Alloy 6082

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.

Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Al Si Fe Cu Mn Cr Mg Zn Ti Other Each Others Total
Alloy 6082 Bal 0.7 - 1.3 0.50 max 0.10 max 0.40-1.00 0.25 max 0.06-1.20 0.20 max 0.10 max 0.05 max 0.15 max

Typical Mechanical Properties


Material Thickness (mm) Tensile Strength (N/mm²) min Yield Strength (N/mm²) min Elongation on 50mm % (min)
Alloy 6082 - T6 Sheet and Plate 0.2 - 3.0 295 255 8
Alloy 6082 T6 Sheet and Plate 3.0 - 6.0 295 240 8
Alloy 6082 T6 Sheet and Plate 6.0 - 25.00 295 240 8


Material Diameter (mm) Tensile Strength min (N/mm²) Yield Strength min (N/mm²) Elongation on 5.65v % (min)
Alloy 6082 T6 Bar < 20 295 255 8
Alloy 6082 T6 Bar 20 - 150 310 270 8
Alloy 6082 T6 Bar 150 - 200 280 240 5

Aluminum Alloy 6082 is available in Sheet and Plate (typical stock availabillity) , Aluminum 6082 Bar, 6082 is also available in Drawn Tube, Tube and Forging Stock. For all stock availability of Aluminium Alloy 6082 contact Sales.

Aluminium alloy 6082 also corresponds to the following standard designations and specification.
HE30, HP30, HS30
DIN 3.2315
EN AW-6082

Similar Specifications
BS L111 Alloy 6082-T6 Bars and Sections
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

BS HE30 6082 Extrusions
BS HP30 6082 Plate
BS HT30 6082 Tube
BS HG30 6082 Wire
BS HS30 6082 Sheet
WS 3.2315
EN 2326 6082-T6 Extruded bar
EN 2636 6082-T6 Bar (with peripheral coarse grain control)
EN 4273
EN 4274 (with peripheral coarse grain control)
BA 25
AECMA 2389 Tube
AECMA 2390 Tube
UNI 3571
UNI 9006/4

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