Linear Formula:

Al-97.9% Mg-1% Si-0.6% Fe-0.4% Cu-0.28%

MDL Number:

N/A

EC No.:

N/A

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Aluminum 6061 Powder
AL-M-6061-P
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Aluminum 6061 Alloy Powder Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula Al/Mg/Si/Cu/Cr
Appearance Silvery-gray powder
Melting Point 482-660 °C
Boiling Point 2519 °C
Density 2.5-2.9 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O Reacts violently
Electrical Resistivity 0.00000399 ohm-cm
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
Specific Heat 0.896 J/g-°C
Tensile Strength 310 MPa (Ultimate)
Thermal Conductivity 167 W/m-K
Thermal Expansion 23.6 µm/m-°C (20-100 °C)
Vickers Hardness 107

Aluminum 6061 Alloy Powder Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H250-H261
Hazard Codes F
Precautionary Statements P210-P220-P231+P232-P370+P378-P422-P501
Risk Codes R15-17
Safety Statements N/A
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN1396 4.3/PG II
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

About Aluminum 6061 Alloy Powder

American Elements manufactures high performance water and gas atomized Aluminum 6061 Powder optimized for additive manufacturing (3D printing, rapid prototyping). Our spherical free-flowing metal powders are engineered to be agglomerate-free with extremely low oxygen and carbon content, consistent micro-structure and tightly controlled morphology and particle size distributions which enable the production of large complex structures without sacrificing the material’s integrity. In addition to our extensive catalog of stock metals and alloys, we also manufacture custom alloy powders with novel compositions in support of developing innovations in the field of additive manufacturing.

Our rigorous quality assurance/quality control testing combined with our proficiency in formulation and process development translates into increased speed to market for our customers. As a trusted world leader in advanced atomized metal powders and custom material solutions, American Elements has the technical expertise to provide guidance in the selection of the most appropriate materials and production technologies for the unique requirements of our customers in the aerospace, medical devices, electronics, lighting and a growing list of other industries.

Aluminum 6061 Alloy Powder Synonyms

6061 Alloy; 6061-T4; 6061-T6; 6061-T651; 6061-O; Alloy 61S; Mil-32945

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Al-97.9% Mg-1% Si-0.6% Fe-0.4% Cu-0.28%
MDL Number N/A
EC No. N/A

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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Iron

See more Iron products. Iron (atomic symbol: Fe, atomic number: 26) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 55.845. The number of electrons in each of Iron's shells is 2, 8, 14, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d6 4s2. Iron Bohr ModelThe iron atom has a radius of 126 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 194 pm. Iron was discovered by humans before 5000 BC. In its elemental form, iron has a lustrous grayish metallic appearance. Iron is the fourth most common element in the Earth's crust and the most common element by mass forming the earth as a whole. Iron is rarely found as a free element, since it tends to oxidize easily; it is usually found in minerals such as magnetite, hematite, goethite, limonite, or siderite.Elemental Iron Though pure iron is typically soft, the addition of carbon creates the alloy known as steel, which is significantly stronger.

Magnesium

Magnesium Bohr ModelSee more Magnesium products. Magnesium (atomic symbol: Mg, atomic number: 12) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 3 element with an atomic mass of 24.3050. The number of electrons in each of Magnesium's shells is [2, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2. The magnesium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 173 pm. Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in 1775 and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the earth as a whole. Elemental MagnesiumIn its elemental form, magnesium has a shiny grey metallic appearance and is an extremely reactive. It is can be found in minerals such as brucite, carnallite, dolomite, magnesite, olivine and talc. Commercially, magnesium is primarily used in the creation of strong and lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloys, which have numerous advantages in industrial applications. The name "Magnesium" originates from a Greek district in Thessaly called Magnesia.

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See more Silicon products. Silicon (atomic symbol: Si, atomic number: 14) is a Block P, Group 14, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 28.085. Silicon Bohr MoleculeThe number of electrons in each of Silicon's shells is 2, 8, 4 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p2. The silicon atom has a radius of 111 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 210 pm. Silicon was discovered and first isolated by Jöns Jacob Berzelius in 1823. Silicon makes up 25.7% of the earth's crust, by weight, and is the second most abundant element, exceeded only by oxygen. The metalloid is rarely found in pure crystal form and is usually produced from the iron-silicon alloy ferrosilicon. Elemental SiliconSilica (or silicon dioxide), as sand, is a principal ingredient of glass, one of the most inexpensive of materials with excellent mechanical, optical, thermal, and electrical properties. Ultra high purity silicon can be doped with boron, gallium, phosphorus, or arsenic to produce silicon for use in transistors, solar cells, rectifiers, and other solid-state devices which are used extensively in the electronics industry.The name Silicon originates from the Latin word silex which means flint or hard stone.

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