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Is 6061 aluminum suitable for the automotive industry?


Is 6061 aluminum suitable for the automotive industry?

The main alloying elements of the 6061 grade are Mg and Si, which is one of the most widely used aluminum alloys. After heat treatment and pre-stretching, 6061 aluminum alloy sheet has good strength and toughness, excellent machining performance, corrosion resistance and ideal anodizing effect. It can be used for welding in various welding processes.

Is 6061 aluminum suitable for the automotive industry?-PTJ CNC MACHINING Shop
Is 6061 aluminum alloy suitable for automobile manufacturing?-PTJ CNC MACHINING Shop

The application of aluminum alloy in automobiles not only has obvious weight-saving and energy-saving effects, but also conforms to the development trend of safety and environmental protection and automotive materials, and has significant economic and social benefits. As the weight of the car body plays an important role in the entire vehicle, the development of high-performance and distinctive car body panels is an important link in the process of China's automobile lightweighting.

6061 alloy reaches special strength after special treatment (T6), and its strength is higher than that of 5 series alloy. Moderate strength is extremely suitable for the automotive manufacturing industry. Different parts of aluminum used in automobile body plate are also different in aluminum alloy plate. Among them, 6061 aluminum alloy is aluminum plate for lightweight body production. Aluminum alloy for automobile fender, aluminum for automobile hood and automobile door are suitable Suitable for 6061 aluminum plate.

6061 aluminum plate is the representative aluminum plate product among 6 series alloys, and it is an aluminum plate with good properties after hot rolling treatment. After hot continuous rolling, aluminum plates with different thicknesses can be formed, and then the internal stress is eliminated by pre-stretching to ensure that the product is not deformed during processing and that the quality of the car is balanced and stable. 6061 aluminum plate has excellent processing properties, good corrosion resistance, non-deformation after processing, easy coating, and good oxidation effects. It is widely used in automotive lightweight, mobile phone casing, aerospace and other fields, and has a good reputation. Worth choosing!

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