EN AW – 6026

Stand: September 2018 - Quelle: DIN EN 573-3 / EN 515 / DIN 17611:2011

1. Chemical composition of EN AW – 6026

in the aftermath of DIN EN 573-3 (in % of the mass, rest AL)

Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti Remark Other elements
0,6- 0,0- 0,2- 0,2- 0,6- 0,0- 0,0- 0,0- 0,6-1,4 Si
1,4 0,7 0,5 1,0 1,2 0,3 0,3 0,2 0,5-1,5 Bi
0,4 Pb
0,05 Sn

2. mechanical properties of EN AW – 6026

in the aftermath of DIN EN 755-2 pressed or DIN EN 754-2 drawn bars (common conditions)

Condition Nominal thickness Tensile strength Plug-in limit Ultimate elongation Rigor
in mm Rm in MPa Rp0,2 in MPa in % (min.) HBS
over up to min max min max A50 A
Pressed
T6 150 310 260 8
150 200 260 240 8
Drawn
T8 60 345 315 4
T9 60 360 330 4
Physical properties General properties
(Guide values for 20° C)
Density of g/cm3 2,72 Resistance to:
Solidification range ° C k.A. – Sea water 3
Electrical conductivity MS/m 26 – Weather conditions 2
Thermal conductivity W/(mK) 172 Hot formability
Therm. linear expansion- – extrusion presses n.a.
Coeffizient 10-6/K 23,4 – Drop forging
Modulus of elasticity N/mm2 ~70.000 – Open die forging
Weldability Surface treatment
Fusion welding Protection anodizing 2
– Gas 2 Anodizing (decorative) 2
– WIG 2 Painting/Coating 2
– MIG 2
Resistance welding 2 Contact with food n.a.
Machinability
T6/T8 2

3. Main application / Special features of EN AW – 6026:

This alloy has been developed for automotive applications and is known for its good machining and anodizing properties.

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