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AMS QQA 225/8 6061

American Specification Aluminium

AMS QQA 225/8 6061 Aluminium Alloy

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, the alloy is supplied in drawn, rolled or cold worked bar, profile and wire form. You can also take advantage of our in-house processing services which ensure you receive our products cut to your specific size requirements.

Product Details

The product 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.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • High Technology Applications
  • Aerospace Components
  • Defence Components

We stock AMS QQA 225/8 6061 in flats, round bar and square 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 225/8 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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