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6061-T4 Aluminum Sheet

6061 is one the most versatile of the heat-treatable aluminum alloys. It has good formability and weldability, as well as high corrosion resistance. Additionally, 6061 offers a wide range of mechanical properties and can be fabricated by many of the commonly used techniques. In the T4 condition, fairly severe forming operations may be accomplished. 6061 is the most economical of the heat-treatable aluminums.

AED stocks 6061 in sheet, plate, bar, angle, and tube.
Other items, such as treadplate, channels, pipe, etc. are available upon request.

Typical Mechanical Properties – 6061 Bar, Sheet, and Plate:

6061-T6 6061-T4
Tensile Strength (psi) 45,000 35,000
Yield Strength (psi) 40,000 21,000
Elongation % in 2″
.063″ Sheet
12 22
    1/2″ Round 17 25
Min. 90° Cold Bend Radius for .064″ thick 1-2T 1/2-1 1/2T
Brinell Hardness 95 65
   Ultimate Shearing Strength (psi) 30,000 24,000

Note: “Typical Mechanical Properties” listed in this catalog have been compiled from a variety of sources. Information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Data is provided for information only, NOT FOR DESIGN PURPOSES.

AED stocks 6061 sheet in two tempers: 6061-T6 and 6061-T4, both meet Federal Specification QQ-A-250/11. T4 maintains many of the strength characteristics of T6, but adds a great deal of forming capability. 6061-T4 is stocked in full sheets, 48″ x 144″; cut pieces available.

6061 T-6 Aluminum Sheets Diagram

.032 .4516
.040 .5645
.050 .7056
.063 .8891
.080 1.129
.090 1.270
.125 1.764