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AMS QQA 225/8 6061 Aluminium AlloyAMS QQA 225/8 6061

Aluminium Drawn/Rolled/Cold Finished, Bar, Rod, Wire, Shapes

AMS QQA 225/8 6061 - a medium strength alloy, made to the American Standard. Solution treated, artificially aged and controlled stretched to achieve the T651 condition, in drawn, rolled or cold worked bar, profile and wire form.

  • BS/EN Euronorm - EN 573 / 754
  • AECMA Euronorm - BS EN 2702, BS Pr EN 2700

Key Features:

AMS QQA 225/8 6061 is a medium strength alloy offering very good machinability and very good weldability using inert gas, resistance, spot or beam welding. Other welding methods are not recommended. The alloy has good resistance to atmospheric corrosion.

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 AMS QQA 225/8 6061 Aluminium Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Aerospace Components
  • Defence Components
  • High Technology Applications

We offer AMS QQA 225/8 6061 aluminium in bar, rod, wire and shapes.


We offer processing options throughout the Group with over thirty power saws available to cut your material to size. It is just as economical for us to cut a single one off blank to large production runs.

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