SE-6061

SECORP designation (UNS NO.)

Alloying elements are magnesium and silicon which combine to form the hardening compound of Mg2Si. Excellent cold forming properties in the annealed temper. Satisfactory in corrosion resistance.

Major Applications

 

Commonly used in the manufacture of heavy-duty structures requiring good corrosion resistance, truck and marine components, railroad cars, furniture, tank fittings, general structural and high pressure applications, wire products, and in pipelines.

NOMINAL CHEMICAL COMPOSITION (%):

Zn Cu Mn Zr Al Th Others
0.25 0.40 0.15 - Bal - Si-0.4
Fe-0.7
Mg-1.2
Cr-0.35
Ti-0.15

TYPICAL MECHANICAL PROPERTIES:

TENSILE STRENGTH Ksi (MPa) YIELD STRENGTH 2% OFFSET Ksi (MPa) ELONGATION (%) HARDNESS
42.3 (290) 35 (240) 9 -

SPECIFICATION

AMS ASTM
DIN=AL Mg 1SiCu
ASTM=6061