Aluminum 6064 Alloy (UNS A96064)

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties

Introduction

Aluminum 6064 alloy is a wrought alloy type with good corrosion resistance and very good machinability. This alloy can be used instead of aluminum 6262 as they have similar physical and mechanical properties.

The following datasheet will provide more details about aluminum 6064 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of aluminum 6064 alloy.

Element Content (%)
Magnesium, Mg 1.2
Silicon, Si 0.8
Iron, Fe 0.7
Bismuth. Bi 0.7
Lead, Pb 0.4
Copper, Cu 0.4
Zinc, Zn 0.25
Manganese, Mn 0.15
Titanium, Ti 0.15
Chromium, Cr 0.14
Other (each) 0.05
Other (total) 0.15
Aluminum, Al Remainder

Physical Properties

The physical properties of aluminum 6064 alloy are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.72 Mg/m³ 0.098 lb/in³
Melting point 582- 652°C 1078-1204°F

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of aluminum 6064 alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength (@diameter 12.7 mm/0.500 in) 52 MPa 360 psi
Yield strength (@diameter 12.7 mm/0.500 in) 48 MPa 340 psi
Elongation at break (@diameter 12.7 mm/0.500 in) 14% 14%
Hardness, Rockwell E 95 95

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of aluminum 6064 alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Thermal conductivity 172 W/mK 99.1 BTU in/hr.ft².°F

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