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Aluminum 6061

Remington Industries is proud to provide high quality 6061 aluminum in flat bar, round rod, and angle pieces, to meet the needs of a wide range of applications. Browse 6061 aluminum for everything from simple house repairs to building components on CNC machines for complex machinery. Look no further for a corrosion-resistant, heat-treatable, medium-to-high strength alloy that you can trust.

What is 6061 Aluminum?

6061 aluminum is an alloy predominantly containing aluminum, plus various other elements including magnesium and copper. 6061 aluminum alloy has properties that make it an excellent choice for use in a wide range of settings, including the ability to:

It is also lightweight and easy to work with. It has an excellent strength-to-weight ratio, doesn't bend easily, and is a medium-to-high strength solution suitable for large structural projects.

What is 6061 Aluminum Used For?

6061 aluminum is found in countless settings; it's used for building automotive components, aircraft, bridges, ships, furniture, yard ramps, and more. Our customers commonly purchase 6061 aluminum for a variety of purposes including:

There are also countless engineering and structural applications for aluminum 6061.

Is 6061 or 7075 Aluminum Stronger?

7075 aluminum is much stronger than 6061 aluminum, but there are plenty of applications for which 6061 aluminum is sufficient in strength. 6061 aluminum even outperforms 7075 aluminum in certain applications, despite the latter being much stronger than the former. This is because 6061 aluminum has better thermal conductivity and a higher melting point, and is therefore a more suitable choice in high-temperature environments. 6061 aluminum is also easier to work on using machines. Overall, 6061 aluminum is a more affordable raw metal than 7075 aluminum, with many comparable qualities.

Where to Buy 6061 Aluminum

If you're wondering where to buy 6061 aluminum, you're in the right place. Remington Industries is proud to provide high-quality raw metals, including 6061 aluminum and 304 stainless steel.

Our aluminum 6061 comes in flat bar, round rod, and angle pieces, off-the-shelf. All our 6061 aluminum is heat-treated for your convenience, providing it with a T6511 temper and a yield strength of 35,000 psi.

Customize Your 6061 Aluminum

We also provide custom raw materials services, to best meet your needs. Add an existing raw metal product to your cart and check out right away, or contact us to customize your 6061 aluminum. We sell aluminum cut to lengths of your choice, offer CNC turning and grinding services, create prototypes, and more. We can also procure alternative metals for your project.

Request custom raw metals today.