6060 T5 Extrusions

General commercial aluminium alloy.

Aluminium alloy 6060 is a medium strength heat treatable alloy with a strength slightly lower than 6005A.

It is commonly used alloy for very complex cross sections.


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Temper Types

The most common temper for 6060 aluminium is:

  • T5

Properties

Chemical Composition

Applications

  • Architectural sections for windows, doors, curtain walls
  • Interior fittings, frame systems, lighting, ladders, railings, fences
  • Heat sink sections, electronic modules, electro motor housings
  • Flexible assembly systems, special machinery elements
  • Truck and trailer flooring, pneumatic installation, railway, inside applications
  • Irrigation, heating and cooling pipes
  • Furniture, office equipment

Characteristics

  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Very good weldability
  • Good cold formability especially in temper T4
  • Suitable for anodising

Additional Information

Weldability

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