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6026 Commercial Aluminium Alloy6026 Aluminium Alloy

Commercial Aluminium Alloy

Recently developed to meet European Environmental Protection Directives, 6026 aluminium alloy offers excellent corrosion resistance and is suitable for anodising to provide both decorative and hard anodised finishes.

The alloy does not contain Tin (Sn) as inclusion of this element can cause cracking in machined parts when subjected to stress and high temperature. 6026 is highly suitable for extensive machining especially in use with high speed automatic lathes.

EU Environmental Protection Directive - complies with:

  • 2000/53/CE-ELV – For the automotive sector
  • 2002/95/CE-RoHS – For the electrical and electronics sector

Key Features:

6026 commercial aluminium alloy offers excellent corrosion resistance and is suitable for anodising. The alloy does not include Tin (Sn) which can cause cracking in machined parts. The material meets the latest European Environmental Directives.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Download 6026 Aluminium Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Electrical & electronic parts
  • Machined parts
  • Automotive components
  • Hot forging
  • Hard anodising
  • Braking systems

We offer 6026 aluminium alloy in round bar.


We also offer processing services throughout the Smiths Group - with more than 30 band saws and a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line, we can process your material to your exact requirements.

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