The aluminum 6061 aluminum alloy plate is strong, easily machined, and weldable. Aluminum 6061 alloys are doubled the strength of aluminum 6063 alloys. Aluminum 6061 has an ultimate tensile strength of at least 42,000 psi (290 MPa) and yield strength of at least 35,000 psi (241 MPa). In thicknesses of 0.250 inch (6.35 mm) or less, it has elongation of 8% or more; in thicker sections, it has elongation of 10%. T651 temper has similar mechanical properties. The famous Pioneer plaque was made of this particular alloy. Order 6061 Aluminum Sheets in 6061 Aluminum in small quantities and no minimums of all Aluminum 6061
Glory’s 5052 aluminum alloy plate and 6061 aluminum alloys offer a remarkable spectrum of design opportunities to benefit consumer electronics manufacturers. The light weight materials enable you to trim precious ounces, coupled with high strength to make smaller, thinner components attainable. But while they score high marks for function, these alloys also take on an outstanding variety of looks and feels — a multitude of alternatives for creating and updating handheld devices and technologies for the home. Application Material strength, attractive finish and anodizing are all priorities for aluminum in electronics.
SAF is frequently asked, “Does SAF sell 5005 aluminum alloy plate sheet is 1/4″ thickness?” Unfortunately, we do not. Flat material that is 1/4” is not technically sheet, it is plate. Plate is rarely used aesthetically, and is normally used in structural applications. Because of this, plate is not manufactured for a perfect finish. If your application does not require good aesthetics, 5052 or 6061 alloys may be an acceptable substitute for 5005 aluminum.
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