SPECIALITY ALLOYS 6XXX SERIES

Electrical Grade Aluminum Alloy (6101 & 6201)

Introduction

6000 Series commercial aluminium alloys contain both silicon and magnesium which forms magnesium silicide – this formation makes the aluminium alloy heat-treatable.

Chemical Composition

Aluminum Alloy Designation Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti Other Each Other Total Al
6061 0.40 – 0.80 0.70 0.15-0.40 0.15 0.80-1.20 0.04-0.35 0.25 0.15 0.05 0.15 REM
6063 0.20 – 0.60 0.35 0.10 0.10 0.45-0.90 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.05 0.15 REM

Electrical & Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Alloy Wire & Wire Rods.

Aluminum Alloy Designation Product Code Temper Diameter Tensile strength (Mpa) Elongation Resistivity Conductivity
(mm) Min (%) (µΩm) (%IACS)
6101 Alloy 6101 (T4), Sol. Tr. T4 7.60 ± 0.40 157 14.0 34.482 50.00
9.50 ± 0.50
12.50 ± 0.50
Alloy 6101 (T8), Sol. Tr. T8 6.00 to 3.00 295 3.0 32.53 53.00

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