Aluminum Alloy 6060 VS 6063

6060 and 6063 aluminum alloy are the alloy in the aluminum-magnesium-silicon family (6xxx series). The main difference between 6060 and 6063 is that 6063 has a slightly higher magnesium content.

ALUMINIUM ALLOY Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti Zr Others AL
6063 0.2-0.6 0.35 0.1 0.1 0.45-0.9 0.1 0.1 0.1 —— 0.15 reminder
6060 0.3-0.6 0.1-0.3 0.1 0.1 0.35-0.6 0.05 0.15 0.1 —— 0.15 reminder

✣All compositions are in percent.

The mechanical properties of aluminum alloy 6060 and 6063 are mainly the same but still with any differences as below.

Aluminium Alloy

Temper

Thickness

mm

Tensile Strength

Rm/Mpa

Yield Strength

Rp0.2/Mpa

Elongation /%

A

Elongation /%

A50

HBW
6063-T5 ≤3.00 175 130 6 65
6063-T5 >3.00-25.00 160 110 7 5 65
6063-T6 ≤10.00 215 170 6 75
6063-T6 >10.00-25.00 195 160 8 6 75
6060-T5 ≤5.00 160 120 6 60
6060-T5 >5.00-25.00 140 100 8 6 60
6060-T6 ≤3.00 190 150 6 70
6060-T6 >3.00-25.00 170 140 8 6 70

✣The tested value is Min.

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By | 2019-11-10T01:58:03+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Aluminium Extrusion|0 Comments