6061 T6 Aluminum Sheet

Alloy model: 6061 T6 Aluminum

Temper: O, T4, T6

Thickness: 0.10mm-350mm

Delivery: Ready stock: 7-10 days, future goods: 15-30 days

MOQ: 3 tons

Packaging: Seaworthy wooden pallet, wooden case, aluminum plate case.

What is 6061 T6 Aluminum Sheet?

 The heat-treated 6061 T6 aluminum sheet is a high-strength aluminum alloy sheet with the T6 temper. Aluminum makes up the majority of its composition, with silicon and magnesium included as well. This alloy is ideal for applications needing materials that are both lightweight and strong because of its exceptional strength-to-weight ratio. It is adaptable for a variety of applications, including structural panels, automotive parts, aerospace components, and more because of its strong corrosion resistance and machinability.


Standard Description
AMS4027 Aluminum Alloy Sheet and Plate 1.0Mg – 0.60Si – 0.28Cu – 0.20Cr (6061; -T6 Sheet, -T651 Plate) Solution and Precipitation Heat Treated
ASTM B209 Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
ASME SB209 Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
ASTM B632 Standard Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Rolled Tread Plate
ASTM B947 Standard Practice for Hot Rolling Mill Solution Heat Treatment for Aluminum Alloy Plate


Chemistry Composition 

Silicon 0.40-0.8
Iron ≤0.7
Copper 0.15-0.40
Manganese ≤0.15
Magnesium 0.8-1.2
Chromium 0.04-0.35
Zinc ≤0.25
Titanium ≤0.15
Others, each ≤0.05
Others, total ≤0.15
Balance, Aluminum 95.85–98.56

Mechanical Properties 

Temper Tensile Strength (ksi) Yield Strength (ksi) Elongation (%)
O (soft) 18 8 25
T4 35 21 22
T6/T651 45 40 12

Physical Properties

Property Value
Density 2.70 g/cm³
Melting Point 582-652°C (1080-1206°F)
Thermal Conductivity 167 W/m·K at 25°C
Electrical Conductivity 40% IACS at 20°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 23.6 µm/m·K (20-100°C)
Young’s Modulus 68.9 GPa (10,000 ksi)
Poisson’s Ratio 0.33
Specific Heat Capacity 897 J/kg·K


6061 T6 aluminum sheet is a multipurpose material known for its fantastic strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance. It finds extensive uses across many kinds of industries. Here are some common applications of 6061 T6 aluminum sheet:

  • Aerospace Components: 6061 T6 aluminum sheet is extensively used in the aerospace industry for the production of aircraft structural components, such as wings, fuselage panels, and landing gear parts. Its high strength and lightweight properties make it ideal for aerospace applications.
  • Automotive Parts: The automotive industry uses 6061 T6 aluminum sheet for many kinds of uses, involving body panels, chassis components, engine parts, and suspension components. Its strength, formability, and corrosion resistance contribute to enhanced fuel efficiency and comprehensive vehicle performance.
  • Marine Equipment: 6061 T6 aluminum sheet is generally used in the marine industry for boat hulls, decks, and other structural components. Its corrosion resistance makes it suitable for prolonged exposure to saltwater environments.
  • Construction: In the construction industry, 6061 T6 aluminum sheet is used for architectural structures, roofing, siding, and curtain walls. Its lightweight and durability make it an attractive option for both residential and commercial buildings.
  • Electrical Enclosures: 6061 T6 aluminum sheet is employed in the production of electrical enclosures due to its electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance. It is commonly used for power distribution cabinets, control panels, and electrical housing.
  •  Industrial Equipment: 6061 T6 aluminum sheet is found in various industrial equipment, including machine frames, conveyor systems, and tooling components. Its high strength and machinability make it suitable for heavy-duty applications.
  •  Sports Equipment: The sports industry utilizes 6061 T6 aluminum sheet for manufacturing bicycle frames, sporting equipment, and recreational vehicles. Its lightweight nature and strength contribute to enhanced performance.

6061 T6 Aluminum Sheet Applications

Yongsheng 6061 T6 Aluminum Sheet

High strength-to-weight ratio

Good corrosion resistance

Formability and machinability




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