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Extruded alloys and tempers

Cosmos aluminium can extrude the majority of the 6XXX alloy series in various tempers. The most common alloys & tempers used, are: EN-AW 6060 (Al MgSi0,5) acc. to DIN 3.3206, EN-AW 6063 (Al Mg0,7Si) acc. to DIN 3.2315 and EN-AW 6082 (Al Si1MgMn) acc. to DIN 3.2315. According to EN 573-3 (EN- AW chemical composition %) Alloy
6060 6063 6082

Si
0,30-0,60 0,20-0,60 0,70-1,30

Fe
0,10-0,30 0,35 0,50

Cu
0,10 0,10 0,10

Mn
0,10 0,10 0,40-1,00

Mg
0,35-0,60 0,45-0,90 0,60-1,20

Cr
0,05 0,10 0,25

Zn
0,15 0,10 0,20

Ti
0,10 0,10 0,10

Other
Each 0,05 0,05 0,05 Total 0,15 0,15 0,15

Al
Rest Rest Rest

Temper designation (according to EN 515) O T4 T5 T6 T66 Annealed wrought alloys. Solution heat treated & naturally aged. Cooled from an elevated temperature forming operation & artificially aged (precipitation hardened) Solution heat treated & artificially aged (precipitation hardened). Press quenching required. Cooled from an elevated temperature forming operation & artificially aged (precipitation hardened) to a higher level of mechanical properties through special control of manufacturing processes. Press quenching required.

Physical properties Alloys EN-AW Melting range 0C Density g/cm3 Electrical Conductivity MS/m Thermal Conductivity W/(m K) Specific Heat J /(Kg K) Thermal Expansion Values -50 to 20 20 to 100 20 to 200 20 to 300 Youngs Modulus MPa Shear Modulus MPa Mechanical properties (according to EN 755-2 Extruded Profiles) Alloy Wall Thickness e mm* e 25 e 5 e 3 3<e25 e 3 3<e25 e 25 e 3 3<e25 e 10 10<e25 e 10 10<e25 e 25 e 5 e 5 10<e25 Proof stress RP0,2 MPa min 60 120 150 140 160 150 65 130 110 170 160 200 180 110 230 250 260 Tensile strength Rm MPa min 120 160 190 170 215 195 130 175 160 215 195 245 225 205 270 290 310 Elongation A50mm % min 14 6 6 6 6 6 12 6 5 6 6 6 6 12 6 6 8 A % min 16 8 8 8 8 8 14 8 7 8 8 8 8 14 8 8 10 Brinell Hardness HB** 45 55 65 60 70 65 45 55 50 65 60 75 70 70 80 95 95 T4 T5 T6 T66 T4 T5 T6 T66 T4 T5 T6 Temper
0 0

6060 585-650 2,70 34-38 200-220 898 C (10 C (10 0 C (10 0 C (10
-6 -6

6063 2,70

6082 585-650 2,70 24-32 170-220 896

/K) /K) -6 /K) -6 /K)

21,8 23,4 24,5 25,6 69500 26100

23,4

23,4

69500 26100

70000 26400

EN-AW 6060

EN-AW 6063

EN-AW 6082

* For different wall thicknesses of a given profile, the lowest specified values of properties shall be considered as valid for the whole profile cross-section. ** The values for the HB hardness are indicative only.

Alloys EN-AW 6060 EN-AW 6063 EN-AW 6082

Forms Extruded round rod/bar Extruded square, rectangular, hexagonal rod/bar Extruded tube Extruded profiles

Characteristic properties V.good corrosion resistance, Medium strength, Complex sections, Anodising quality V.good corrosion resistance Medium strength, Complex sections, Anodising quality V.good corrosion resistance, Medium-High strength, Not complex sections

Applications Architectural sections, frames, lightings, railing, ladders, furniture, fences, flooring Architectural sections, frames, lightings, railing, ladders, furniture, fences, heat sink Heavy duty structures, truck frames, bicycles, flanges, pylons, towers, scaffolding tubes

The quality control department at Cosmos Aluminium abides with the following standards for the production quality control and delivery of aluminium profiles.
Description Aluminium & aluminium alloys- Extruded rod/bar, tubes and profiles EN 755-1 Technical conditions for inspection & delivery EN 755-3 Round bars, tolerances on dimension & form EN 755-4 Square bars, tolerances on dimension & form EN 755-5 Rectangular bars, tolerances on dimension & form EN 755-6 Hexagonal bars, tolerances on dimension & form EN 755-7 Seamless tubes, tolerances on dimension & form EN 755-9 Profiles, tolerances on dimension & form Aluminium & aluminium alloys- Extruded precision profiles in alloys EN- AW 6060 & EN- AW 6063 EN- 12020-1 Technical conditions for inspection & delivery (precision profiles) EN- 12020-2 Tolerances on dimension & form (precision profiles) Metallic products- Types of inspection documents Inspection 2.3, 3.1, 3.2 EN Standard

In process of EN ISO 9001:2000 certification.

Profile size production range


PROFILE SIZE PRODUCTION CAPACITY 110 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 150 130 110 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 20 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 NORMAL RANGE LIMIT RANGE UPPER LIMIT RANGE 10 20 30 10 30 20 40 50 60 70 80 90 110 130 150

140

120

100

120

140

If your profile fits within the above limits, Cosmos Aluminium can extrude it.

Profile weight production range


Minimum profile weight: 100 gr/m Maximum profile weight: 8000 gr/m