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AMS QQA 200/8 6061

American Specification Aluminium

AMS QQA 200/8 6061 Aluminium Alloy

AMS QQA 200/8 6061 is a medium strength alloy, made to the American Standard. Solution treated, artificially aged and controlled stretched to achieve the T6511 condition, our product is supplied in extruded bar and profile form. We offer both American specification and commercial aluminium alloy equivalents.


The alloy offers very good machinability and good resistance to corrosive atmospheric attack. Weldability is very good by inert gas, resistance and spot welding.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • High Technology Applications
  • Defence Components
  • Aerospace Components

We stock AMS QQA 200/8 6061 in flats, round bar, round tube, square tube, square bar and hexagon bar.

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.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for AMS QQA 200/8 6061 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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