6063 T6 Bar & Extrusion

One of the most popular alloys in the 6000 series and most widely known as an architectural alloy.

Aluminium alloy 6063 is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions and is most commonly supplied in the T6 temper.

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Range

Product FormSize Range Size Range
FromTo
Flat Bar38" x 18" 6" x 1"
Square Box Section12" x 12" x 16swg4" x 4" x 14"
Rectangular Box Section1" x 12" x 16swg 6" x 3" x 38"
Tube38" OD x 16swg6 12" OD x 14"
Channel38" x 38" x 116" 10" x 3" x 38" x 12"
Equal Angle38" x 38" x 116" 6" x 6" x 12"
Unequal Angle34" x 14" x 116" 6" x 3" x 38"
Angle (Metric)25 x 25 x 3mm, 50 x 25 x 3mm, 50 x 50 x 3mm-
Z Section34" x 12" x 116" 1 34" x 1" x 18"
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Related Specifications

Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A corresponds to the following standard designations and specifications but may not be a direct equivalent:

  • AA6063
  • Al Mg0.7Si
  • GS10
  • AlMgSi0.5
  • A-GS
  • 3.32206
  • ASTM B210
  • ASTM B221
  • ASTM B241 (Pipe- Seamless)
  • ASTM B345 (Pipe- Seamless)
  • ASTM B361
  • ASTM B429
  • ASTM B483
  • ASTM B491
  • MIL G-18014
  • MIL G-18015
  • MIL P-25995
  • MIL W-85
  • QQ A-200/9
  • SAE J454
  • UNS A96063
  • HE19

Temper Types

The most common tempers for 6063 aluminium are:

  • O
  • T6

Properties

Chemical Composition

Applications

  • Extrusions
  • Window frames
  • Doors
  • Shop fittings
  • Irrigation tubing
  • In balustrading the rails and posts are normally in the T6 temper and formed elbows and bends are T4
  • Hydro formed tube for chassis

Characteristics

  • High corrosion resistance
  • Medium strength
  • Good surface finish
  • Readily suited to welding
  • Easily anodised
  • Good formability in the T4 condition

Additional Information

Weldability

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