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6061 T6 Aluminum Large Diameter Forging Pipe

Last Updated: 2023-06-30

Prodsuct Description

T6 temper 6061 has an ultimate tensile strength of at least 290 MPa (42,000 psi) and yield strength of at least 240 MPa (35,000 psi). More typical values are 310 MPa (45 ksi) and 270 MPa (39 ksi), respectively. In thicknesses of 6.35 mm (0.250 in) or less, it has elongation of 8% or more; in thicker sections, it has elongation of 10%. T651 temper has similar mechanical properties. The typical value for thermal conductivity for 6061-T6 at 25 °C (77 °F) is around 152 W/m K. A material data sheet defines the fatigue limit under cyclic load as 97 MPa (14,000 psi) for 500,000,000 completely reversed cycles using a standard RR Moore test machine and specimen.

Chemical Composition

Chemical composition 

Prodsuct Application

Bicycle frames and components;

Many fly fishing reels;

The Pioneer plaque was made of this alloy;

The secondary chambers and baffle systems in firearm sound suppressors (primarily pistol suppressors for Reduced weight and improved mechanical functionality), while the primary expansion chambers usually Require 17-4PH or 303 stainless steel or titanium;

The upper and lower receivers of many non mil-spec AR-15 rifle variants;

Many aluminum docks and gangways are constructed with 6061-T6 extrusions, and welded into place;

Material used in some ultra-high vacuum (UHV) chambers;

Many parts for remote controlled model aircraft, notably helicopter rotor components;

Large amateur radio antennas;

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6061 is an alloy that is suitable for hot forging. The billet is heated through an induction furnace and forged using a closed die process. This particular alloy is suitable for open die forgings. Automotive parts, ATV parts, and industrial parts are just some of the uses as a forging. Aluminum 6061 can be forged into flat or round barss, rings, blocks, discs and blanks, hollows, and spindles. 6061 can be forged into special and custom shapes.

General 6061 characteristics and uses: Excellent joining characteristics, good acceptance of applied coatings. Combines relatively high strength, good workability, and high resistance to corrosion; widely available. The T8 and T9 tempers offer better chipping characteristics over the T6 temper.

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