EN AW – 6060 (AlMgSi – 3.3206)

Stand: Juni 2015 - Quelle: DIN EN 573-3 / EN 515 / DIN 17611:2011

1. Chemical composition of EN AW – 6060

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
0,3-0,6 0,1-0,3 0,1 0,1 0,35-0,6 0,05 0,15 0,1 0,05-0,15

2. mechanical properties of EN AW – 6060

in the aftermath DIN EN 755-2 Extruded profiles (common conditions)

Condition Measurement range Tensile strength Plug-in limit Ultimate elongation
in mm Rm in MPa Rp0,2 in MPa in % (min.)
over up to min max min max A50 A
Profiles checked T66 25 195 150 6 8
Tubes checked T66 15 215 160 6 8
Rods checked T66 150 2015 160 6 8
Physical properties General properties
(Guide values for 20° C)
Density of g/cm3 2,7 Resistance to:
Solidification range ° C 585-650 – Sea water 2
Electrical conductivity MS/m 38-34 – Weather conditions 1
Thermal conductivity W/(mK) 202-220 Hot formability
Therm. linear expansion- – extrusion presses 1
Coeffizient 10-6/K 23,4 – Drop forging 1
Modulus of elasticity N/mm2 70.000 – Open die forging
Weldability Surface treatment
Fusion welding Protection anodizing 1
– Gas 3 Anodizing (decorative) 1
– WIG 2 Painting/Coating 1
– MIG 2
Resistance welding Contact with food yes
Machinability T451

3. Main application / Special features of EN AW – 6060:

Building industry (windows and doors), profiles for supporting structures
Transportation (platform gates and superstructures)

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