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Aluminum 6061

What is Aluminum 6061?

Aluminum 6061 is highly versatile, heat treatable, highly formable, weldable, and contains moderately high strength and excellent resistance to corrosion. The major alloying elements of aluminum 6061 are silicon and magnesium, which help form magnesium silicide within the alloy. 

What is Aluminum 6061 Used For?

Aluminum 6061 is among the most commonly used and versatile aluminum alloys. The most common end uses include:

  • Engineering and structural applications
  • Boats
  • Furniture
  • Transportation equipment

Southern Tool Steel Stocks Aluminum 6061 in the Following:

  • Flats
  • Pipe
  • Plate
  • Rounds
  • Sheet
  • Structural
  • Tubing

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