6061 t aluminum

The T temper represents that the aluminum plate has reached a stable temper after heat treatment. According to different aging and different processing techniques, the T temper is subdivided into many subdivided tempers, indicating that the aluminum plate has different properties. Let’s take 6061 t aluminum as an example to introduce the meaning of different T0 – T10 temper.

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6061 t6 aluminum temper

6061 t6 aluminum temper is the temper of artificial aging after solution heat treatment. It is suitable for 6061 aluminum sheet products that are not cold processed (can be straightened and leveled, but do not affect the mechanical performance limit) after solution heat treatment.

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6061 T0 temper

The 6061 t0 temper after solution heat treatment, natural aging and then cold working. It is suitable for the 6061 aluminum products whose strength is improved by cold working.

6061 T1 aluminum temper

Cooled by the high-temperature molding process, and then naturally aged to a basically stable temper. It is suitable for products that are no longer cold-processed after being cooled by the high-temperature forming process (it can be straightened and leveled, but does not affect the mechanical performance limit).

6061 T2 aluminum temper

It is cooled by the high-temperature forming process and naturally aged to a basically stable temper after cold working. It is suitable for 6061 aluminum products that are cold-processed, straightened and leveled after being cooled by the high-temperature forming process to increase strength.

6061 T3 aluminum temper

Cold working after solution heat treatment, and then natural aging to a basically stable temper, suitable for cold working or straightening after solution heat treatment. Products that are leveled to increase strength.

6061 T4 aluminum temper

Natural aging to a basically stable temper after solution heat treatment. Applicable to products that are no longer cold-processed (can be straightened and leveled, but do not affect the mechanical performance limit) after solution heat treatment.

6061 T5 aluminum temper

A temper where it is cooled by a high-temperature molding process and then artificially aged. It is suitable for 6061 aluminum products that are artificially aged after being cooled by the high-temperature forming process without cold working (it can be straightened and leveled, but does not affect the mechanical performance limit).

6061 T8 aluminum temper

A temper of cold working after solution heat treatment and then artificial aging. It is suitable for 6061 aluminum products processed by cold processing, or straightening and leveling to increase strength.

6061 T9 aluminum temper

The temper of artificial aging after solution heat treatment, and then cold working. It is suitable for the products whose strength is improved by cold working.

6061 T10 aluminum temper

After being cooled by the high-temperature forming process, cold-worked, and then artificially aged. It is suitable for 6061 products processed by cold processing, or straightening and leveling to increase strength.

6061 T6511 and 6061 T651 temper

6061 T6511 solution heat treatment and cooling to achieve high strength, and then correct the straightening process. 6061 T651 temper: solution heat treatment and cooling to achieve high strength. Then by the stretching machine Cold drawing to eliminate the residual internal stress after heat treatment, to achieve no deformation after deep processing to ensure the precision of machined products.

What is solution solid heat treatment?

Solid solution heat treatment refers to the process of heating the alloy to a high temperature single-phase zone to maintain a constant temperature, so that the intermediate phase is fully dissolved into the solid solution and then quickly cooled to obtain a saturated solid solution.

What is natural aging?

Natural aging refers to placing the workpiece outdoors under natural conditions, such as to naturally release the internal stress of the workpiece to eliminate or reduce the residual stress.

What is artificial aging?

Artificial aging refers to heating the workpiece to a certain temperature, cooling it with the furnace after a long time of heat preservation (5-20 hours), or cooling in the air. It saves time compared to natural aging, and the residual stress is removed more thoroughly, but the effect is not completely released compared to natural aging.

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Believe that through the above analysis of the various tempers of 6061 t aluminum, as well as the interpretation of the terms such as solution heat treatment, natural aging, artificial aging, etc., Then the question of what is 6061 t aluminum will be solved.