6060 VS 6063

Aluminum Alloy 6060 VS 6063

6060 and 6063 aluminium alloy are the alloy in the aluminium-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 0.10 0.10 —— each total
0.05 0.15 REST
6060 0.3-0.6 0.1-0.3 0.1 0.1 0.35-0.6 0.05 0.15 0.10 —— 0.05 0.15 REST

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

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By | 2019-04-22T08:42:59+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Aluminium Extrusion|0 Comments