## What is AW 6063?

(Type: General extrusion alloy) The alloy EN AW-6063 is a widely used extrusion alloy, suitable for applications where only modest strength properties are required. Parts can be produced with a good surface quality, suitable for many coating operations.

**What is the difference between aluminum 6061 and 6063?**

What Are 6061 & 6063 Aluminum Alloyed With? 6061 and 6063 both share the same alloying elements. 6061 aluminum can have up to double the iron and typically has substantially more silicon, copper, and chromium than 6063 aluminum. In general, you’ll find that 6061 has more of each alloying element than 6063.

**How can you tell the difference between 6061 and 6063 aluminum?**

6061 aluminum can have up to double the iron and typically has substantially more silicon, copper, and chromium than 6063 aluminum. In general, you’ll find that 6061 has more of each alloying element than 6063. See the table below for the percentage of alloying elements in each common alloy.

### Is 6061 or 6063 stronger?

For example, in comparing aluminum alloy 6061 t6 vs 6063 t6, we know that 6061 t6 has an ultimate tensile strength of at least 42,000 psi and yield strength of at least 35,000 psi. This is compared to the 6063 t6 ultimate tensile strength of at least 28,000 psi and yield strength of 23,000 psi.

**What’s the difference between 6061 and 6063?**

**Can you bend 6063 aluminum?**

Combining its formability, high strength-to-weight ratio and great corrosion resistance, 6063 aluminum is the preferred choice for bending aluminum into a variety of architectural and industrial applications that require detailed geometries.

## Can 6061 and 6063 be welded together?

6061 and 6063 can be readily welded using all the common welding techniques.

**Is 6063 an Aluminium alloy?**

Aluminium alloy 6063 is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. It has a good surface finish, high corrosion resistance, is readily suited to welding and can be easily anodised.

**What’s the difference between 6061 aluminum and 6063 aluminum?**

### How strong is 6063?

Mechanical Properties of 6061 Aluminum Versus 6063 Aluminum

6061 | 6063 | |
---|---|---|

Tensile strength | 124-290 MPa | 145–186 MPa |

Yield strength | 276 MPa/40000 psi | 214 MPa/31000 psi |

Fatigue strength | 96.5 MPa/14000 psi | 68.9 MPa/10000 psi |

Hardness (Brinell) | 95 | 73 |

**How strong is 6063 aluminum?**

6063-T6. T6 temper 6063 has an ultimate tensile strength of at least 190 MPa (28,000 psi) and yield strength of at least 160 MPa (23,000 psi). In thicknesses of 3.15 millimetres (0.124 in) or less, it has elongation of 8% or more; in thicker sections, it has elongation of 10%.

**What is en aw-6063?**

The alloy EN AW-6063 is a widely used extrusion alloy, suitable for applications where only modest strength properties are required. Parts can be produced with a good surface quality, suitable for many coating operations.

## How is 6063-t66 aluminum tempering achieved?

To achieve this temper, the metal is solution heat-treated and artificially aged, with additional process control to yield more favourable properties. The graph bars on the material properties cards below compare 6063-T66 aluminum to: 6000-series alloys (top), all aluminum alloys (middle), and the entire database (bottom).

**What is the difference between Braz line’s material data and equivalent standards?**

This material data has been provided by Braz Line. All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated. Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.