AMS 6061 Drawn Seamless Aluminum Tube Aircraft Grade
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AMS 6061 Drawn Seamless Aluminum Tube Aircraft Grade

AMS 6061 O T4 T6 aircraft drawn seamless aluminum tube is a kind of aluminum alloy pipe with high strength, light weight, corrosion resistance and good fatigue resistance. It is widely used in various structures and parts in the aerospace field.

Chalco's capacity for the production of aerosapce grade aluminum: AS9100, OHSAS 18001, ISO14001, ISO 9001, NADCAP HT, NADCAP NDT, IATP16949;

Quality standard for Chalco aerospace grade 6061 aluminum tube:

  • AMS 4079 6061-0 Drawn Seamless Aluminum Tube Close Tolerence; AMS 4080 6061-0 Drawn Seamless Aluminum Tube
  • AMS 4081 6081-T4 Drawn Seamless Hydraulic Aluminum Tube
  • AMS 4082 6061-T6 Drawn Seamless Aluminum Tube; AMS 4083 6061-T6 Drawn Seamless Hydraulic Aluminum Tube; QQ-A-225/8 6061-T6 / T651 Cold finished bar, tube, section; WW-T-700/6 6061-T6 Seamless, drawn tube; MIL-T-7081 6061-T6 Hydraulic aluminum tube; EN 2392 6061-T6 Aluminum Tube
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Specs of 6061 aircraft drawn seamless aluminum tube

Alloy 6061
Temper O, T4, T6
Out diameter 3.0mm-600mm
Wall thickness 0.5-100mm
Length 1000mm, 4000mm, 6000mm
6061 aircraft aluminum tube Our 6061 T6 round aluminum tubing stock, include both 6061 aluminum seamless tube and normal 6061 extruded aluminum tubing.
OD: 6-600mm
Walls thickness: 1mm-10mm
Shapes: round aluminum tube only
Tempers: T6 Length: 1m, 4m, 6m or cut into length

Product types of Chalco 6061 aluminum tubing

  • 6061 T6 seamless drawn aluminum tube
    6061 T6 seamless drawn aluminum tube

    used in aerospace, shipbuilding, and automotive for high-strength, corrosion-resistant pipes and connectors.

  • 6061-T4 drawn seamless hydraulic aluminum tube
    6061-T4 drawn seamless hydraulic aluminum tube

    applied in aerospace, military, and industrial high-pressure systems for fluid transfer.

  • 6061-0 drawn seamless aluminum tube
    6061-0 drawn seamless aluminum tube

    ideal for precision machinery, instruments, and aerospace components due to good machinability and formability.

  • 6061 aircraft aluminum square tubing
    6061 aircraft aluminum square tubing

    widely used in aerospace for high-strength, lightweight structural parts like aircraft and missile components.

  • 6061 aluminum oval tubing
    6061 aluminum oval tubing

    employed in aerospace, including aircraft frames, offering high strength, corrosion resistance, and excellent machinability.

  • 6061 round aluminum tubing
    6061 round aluminum tubing

    commonly used in aerospace for aircraft frames, missile components, and spacecraft parts, known for high strength and lightweight properties.

Chemical composition of 6061 aluminum alloy

6061 Alloy %
Si 0.40-0.80
Fe 0.70
Cu 0.150.40
Mn 0.15
Mg 0.80-1.20
Cr 0.04-0.35
Ni -
Zn 0.25
Ti 0.15
Al Remainder

Mechanical property of 6061 aircraft drawn seamless aluminum tube

Alloy Temper Wall thickness mm Tensile mechanical properties at room temperature
Tension strength MPa Yield strength MPa Elongation %
Full cross-section specimen other samples
A 50mm A 50mm A
Not less than
6061 O ≤20.00 ≤152 ≤97 15.00 15.00
T4 0.64-1.24 ≥207 ≥10 16.00 14.00
>1.24-6.58 ≥207 ≥10 18.00 16.00
>6.58-12.70 ≥207 ≥10 20.00 18.00
T42 0.64-1.24 ≥207 ≥97 16.00 14.00
>1.24-6.58 ≥207 ≥97 18.00 16.00
>6.58-12.70 ≥207 ≥97 20.00 18.00
T6, T62 0.64-1.24 ≥290 ≥241 10.00 8.00
>1.24-6.58 ≥290 ≥241 12.00 10.00
>6.58-12.70 ≥290 ≥241 14.00 12.00
T8 >0.91-8.89 ≥310 ≥276 8.00

Features of 6061 aircraft drawn seamless aluminum tube

  • 6061 alloy offers exceptional strength for aerospace components.
  • It resists corrosion, ideal for harsh aerospace environments.
  • 6061 tubing is made with high precision for tight aerospace fluid systems.
  • Its seamless manufacturing yields a smooth interior, reducing energy loss.
  • 6061 alloy is easy to weld, meeting aerospace hydraulic and fuel system needs.

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FAQ for purchasing 6061 aluminum tubes in aerospace grade

Q: How do I determine the right size and thickness for my project?

A: Select the appropriate outer diameter, wall thickness, and length based on your specific requirements and intended use.

Q: Is 6061 aluminum always the right choice?

A: While 6061 is a commonly used aluminum alloy, assess whether it's the best fit for your application, as different scenarios may require different aluminum tube materials.

Q: What about quality and performance?

A: Before buying, ensure that the quality and performance of the 6061 aluminum tube meet relevant standards, including factors like strength, toughness, and corrosion resistance.

Q: Does the production process matter?

A: Yes, the production process affects surface smoothness, inner and outer diameter precision, weld quality, and overall performance. Consider the process's impact on your specific needs.

Q: How do I choose a reliable manufacturer?

A: When purchasing, opt for a reputable manufacturer with the necessary qualifications and a good track record. Companies like Chalco Aluminum can provide quality products and dependable after-sales service.

Q: What about pricing and delivery times?

A: Inquire about the price and delivery schedule of aluminum tubes. Companies like Chalco Aluminum maintain a large stock of 6061 aluminum tubes in various specifications, ensuring quick access to the required products when you need them.

Chalco can provide you the most comprehensive inventory of aluminum products and can also supply you customized products. Precise quotation will be provided within 24 hours.

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