ALUMINUM

Grade UNS Uses
2024 A92024 Good machinability with fair formability. Tensile strength of 35KSI to 65KSI. ASTM B209
6061 A96061 Good machinability, formability, welding and corrosion resistance. Tensile strength of 20KSI to 40KSI. ASTM B209
7075 A97075 A very strong aluminum alloyed grade with good machinability and fair/poor formability. ASTM B209

 

Permissible Variations in Width of Cold Finished Flat Bars

Width

Permissible Variations in Width

Thickness 1/4" and under Thickness over 1/4"
> 3/8" to 1" .004 .004
> 1" to 2" .006 .004
> 2" to 3" .008 .004
> 3" to 4 1/2" .010 .005

 

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