Aluminum Alloy 6082 Data Sheet

ALUMINUM ALLOY 6082 GENERAL DESCRIPTION :

What is Alloy 6082?

6082 aluminum alloy is a medium-strength, corrosion-resistant Al-Mg-Si alloy, notable for its good formability, weldability, and machinability. It’s widely used in structural applications such as machining, bridges, and aircraft components.

Main Alloy Chemistry Typical

Element

Si

Fe

Cu

Mn

Mg

Zn

Cr

Ti

Others 

Al

Maximum Content

0.7 - 1.3

0.50

0.10

0.4 - 1.0

0.6 - 1.2

0.2

0.25

0.1

0.15

Remainder

TYPICAL MECHANICAL DATA for 6082 ALUMINUM

Physical Performance Indicators

Tensile Strength (MPa)

Yield Strength (Mpa)

Elongation (%)

6082 - O

140

85

18

6082 - T4

230

120

16

6082 - T6

330

270

9

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Product Capacities of Alloy 6082

Typical Uses

6082 aluminum alloy is widely used in the automotive industry, particularly for manufacturing structural components and parts that require high strength and durability.

This alloy offers a superior combination of mechanical properties, including excellent corrosion resistance, good weldability, and high strength, which make it suitable for critical applications such as engine components, suspension systems, and chassis structures.

FAQs

What is the Difference Between 7075 and 6082?

7075 aluminum contains zinc as its main alloying element, providing it with superior strength and hardness. In contrast, 6082 aluminum, alloyed with magnesium and silicon, offers better corrosion resistance and weldability. While 7075 has higher tensile and yield strength, 6082 is easier to machine and form, offering a good balance of strength and workability for general engineering purposes.

Which is Better 6061 or 6082?

6082 aluminum typically offers higher strength and better corrosion resistance compared to 6061. On the other hand, 6061 aluminum is more commonly used in the United States due to its good machinability and weldability. Both alloys are similar in many respects, but 6082 is generally better suited for applications requiring higher strength and durability.

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