Aluminum 6061 is a structural alloy that provides excellent weldability and medium-to-high strength properties. As an anodized metal, it can also be heat treated to improve corrosion resistance, making it a versatile aluminum alloy.
Aluminum 6063 has lower strength properties than aluminum 6061 making it suitable for architectural applications or building applications where strength is not required.
For additional information, please check out our blog post comparing AL 6061 and AL 6063.
Aluminum Tube StylesAluminum tube comes standard in a variety of styles and shapes. Industrial Metal Supply Co. carries a large inventory of aluminum tubing, some of which include:
6061 aluminum square tubing is ideal for industrial applications such as machine parts or recreational products. 6063 aluminum square tubing is ideal for general construction applications like frames and racks.
Aluminum Tubing ApplicationsAluminum tubing has a variety of industrial applications, some of which include:
- Structural components
- Machine Parts
- Truck & Marine Components
- Marine fittings
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