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6063 is commonly referred to as the architectural alloy. It was developed as an extrusion alloy with relatively high tensile properties, excellent finishing characteristics, and a high degree of resistance to corrosion.

6063 alloy is most often found in various interior and exterior architectural applications, such as windows, doors, store fronts, and assorted trim items. It is the alloy best suited for anodizing applications.


6063 Structurals conform to ASTM B221, AMS 4156, QQ-A-200/9.
6063 Square and Rectangular Tube conforms to ASTM B241, ASTM B429, ASTM B483.

 

 

General Information about 6063:


 

APPLICATIONS:

6063 is commonly used for moldings and extruded trim for stores and homes. Used extensively for anodized parts.

MACHINING AND WELDING:

6063 can be readily welded using all the common welding techniques. For automatic screw machine operations, 6063 is rated between 75% and 85% of 2011 in the T5 and T6 conditions. It is 60% of 2011 in the O condition and 50% in the T42 condition..

HEAT TREATING - Forging, Normalizing, and Annealing:

N/A

 

 

 

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