6061T6 valve

Introduction to 6061T6 Aluminum

6061 Aluminum is one of the most versatile types of aluminum alloys that can be heat treated. This A6061-T651 or 6061T6 aluminum type is commonly used for medium to strength application requirements, high rigidity, good ductility and excellent corrosion resistance.

Production standard

  • UNS A96061
  • AMS 4027
  • ASTM B 209
  • ASME SB 209
  • T651 Tooling Plate (®Alcoa North American Rolled Products)
  • Aluminium 6061
  • 6061-T6 temper
  • 6061-T651 temper


  • Transport components – bodywork and truck frame
  • Structural components – steps, background, coverings
  • Aviation and marine spare parts
  • Machine processing equipment
  • Entertainment products

Chemical properties of Aluminum 6061T6


Silicon.40 min.8 max
Iron .7 max
Copper.15 min.40 max
>Manganese.8 min1.2 max
Chromium.04 min.35 max
Zinc .25 max
Titanium .15 max
Others Each .05 max
Others Total .15 max

Physical properties of Aluminum 6061T6

Density lb/inᶟ0.0975
Thermal Conductivity, Btu-in/hr-ft²-°F1160
Electrical Resistivity, Ω-cm3.99e-006

Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Alloy 6061T6

ltimate Tensile Strength, psi45,000
Tensile Yield Strength, psi40,000
Elongation at Break12%
Hardness, Rockwell B60
Modulus of Elasticity, ksi10,000


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