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6061 Aluminum

ASTM B211, ASTM B221, ASTM B316, AMSQQ-A-225/8, AMS-QQ-A-200/8, AMS 4115,AMS 4116, AMS 4117, AMS 4128, AMS 4150,AMS 4160, AMS 4161, AMS 4172, AMS 4173

Level 4
Weldability Rating
Level 3
General Corrosion Resistance
Level 2
Machinability Rating

Farmer Copper LTD. stocks 6061 Aluminum in Round Bar/Rod, Plate, Sheet, Pipe and Angle. 6061 is one of the most widely used alloys because of its high strength, toughness, corrosion resistance and weldability. This alloy can be readily anodized and offers good forming/finishing characteristics. To find a size, specification, or temper that is not listed, please request a quote to get in contact with a material expert today. We are ready to help meet your exact needs.

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. can offer material cut to your specifications on our bar saws, shears, precision plate saws, and water jet cut. Contact one of our experts today to find out how we can help meet your copper needs.

6061-T6511 Aluminum Sizing

  • Round Bar/Rod (1/8” dia to 8-1/2”)
  • Square Bar (1/4” to 1/2” -1”) (3/8” to 1”-2”)
  • Flat Bar (Thickness 1/8” to 4”) (Width 1/2” to 8”)
  • Plate (.032” to .125”)
  • Sheet (.032” to .125”)
  • Pipe (1/2” to 6” (Sch 80))
  • Angle (1” x 1” x 1/8” to 3” x 3” x 3/8”)

6061-T6511 Aluminum Bar Applications

  • Semi-conductor
  • Aerospace components
  • Marine
  • Robotics
  • Instrumentation
  • Automotive
  • Tooling
  • Screw machine products


Farmer’s Copper Ltd. extends its services throughout many industries. We provide the raw copper alloy materials in various standard shapes as well as custom cut copper alloys.

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Our 6061 Aluminum Inventory & Properties

Farmer’s diverse inventory of products and services offered provides our customers the largest and most extensive selection of alloys available, cut to precise specifications, and delivered with total quality control.

Chemical Properties

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Physical Properties



Nominal Density  (68⁰F / 20⁰C)


.098 lbs./in.3

Melting Range


1080 ⁰F – 1206 ⁰F

Specific Heat (212⁰F / 100⁰C)


.214 BTU/lb. - ⁰F

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion


68⁰F - 212⁰F

20⁰C - 100⁰C

13.1 micro in./in. - ⁰F


68⁰F / 20⁰F

3.93 x 10-5 in.3/in.3 - ⁰F

T6, T651

97 BTU/ft. – hr. - ⁰F

Equal Volume

T6, T651

43% IACS

Equal Weight

T6, T651

142% IACS

Fabrication Properties

Formability RatingFair
Machinability RatingFair
General Corrosion ResistanceGood
Weldability Rating Excellent
Anodizing RatingExcellent

Mechanical Properties

ROUND BAR ROD T6, T651 Ultimate Yield Elongation (4D) Brinell (500kg) (10mm) Ultimate Shearing Strength Endurance Limit – R.R. Moore Type Modulus of Elasticity
KSI MPa KSI MPa %   KSI MPa KSI MPa KSI x 103 Gpa
45 310 40 276 17 95 30 207 14 97 10 68.3

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As a leading copper, brass, & bronze alloys supplier, Farmers Copper Ltd. attributes our success to serving our customers, through our service-minded employees and material readily available for prompt, accurate deliveries of copper, brass, bronze, stainless steel and other metal alloys.

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