6262 T6 Bar & Extrusion

A heat treatable alloy with additions of copper, lead, silicon, magnesium and bismuth.

Aluminium alloy 6262 is a heat treatable alloy with very good corrosion resistance and strength.


PLEASE NOTE: Due to European Environmental Protection Directives:


This alloy has been replaced by Alloy 6026 which has a lower lead content.

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Related Specifications

Aluminium alloy 6262 also corresponds to the following standard designations and specifications but may not be a direct equivalent:

  • AA6262
  • Al 1.0Mg 0.6Si Pb
  • A96262

PLEASE NOTE: Due to European Environmental Protection Directives:

  • 2000/53/CE-ELV – For the automotive sector
  • 2002/95/CE-RoHS – For the electrical and electronics sector


This alloy has been replaced by Alloy 6026 which has a lower lead content.

Temper Types

The most common tempers for 6262 aluminium are:

  • T9
  • T6

Properties

Chemical Composition

Applications

  • Screw machine products
  • Camera parts
  • Nuts
  • Couplings
  • Marine fittings
  • Decorative hardware and appliance fittings
  • Hinge pins
  • Oil line fittings
  • Valves and valve parts

Characteristics

  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Very good strength
  • Excellent machinability and surface finish due to additions of bismuth
  • High-speed steel or carbide tooling can be used to obtain smooth finishes. Heavy cutting requires oil lubricant but light cutting can be done dry
  • Alloy 6262 can be used in place of 2011 when higher corrosion resistance and better anodising response is required

Additional Information

Weldability

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