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Aluminium / Aluminum 6351 Alloy (UNS A96351)

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties
Other Designations
Applications

Introduction

Aluminum alloys tend to lose their strength when they are exposed to temperatures of about 200-250°C. However, their strength increases at subzero temperatures. They have high corrosion resistance.

The following datasheet will discuss in detail about the aluminum 6351 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of the aluminum 6351 alloy is tabulated below.

Element Content (%)
Aluminum, Al 97.8
Silicon, Si 1
Manganese, Mn 0.6
Magnesium, Mg 0.6

Physical Properties

The following table shows the physical properties of the aluminum 6351 alloy.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.6-2.8 g/cc 0.0939- 0.101 lb/in3

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of the aluminum 6351 alloy are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength 250 MPa 36260 psi
Yield strength 150 MPa 21756 psi
Shear strength 200 MPa 29008 psi
Fatigue strength 90 MPa 13054 psi
Elastic modulus 70-80 GPa 10153-11603 ksi
Poisson's ratio 0.033 0.033
Elongation 20% 20%
Hardness 95 95

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of the aluminum 6351 alloy are given in the following table.

Properties Conditions
T (ºC) Treatment
Thermal conductivity 176 W/m-K 25 T6

Other Designations

Other designations equivalent to the aluminum 6351 alloy include ASTM B221.

Applications

The aluminum 6351 alloy is used in manufacturing tubes and pipes.

Date Added: Aug 31, 2012 | Updated: Jun 11, 2013
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