6101 Aluminum Sheet

  • Thickness: 1mm -6mm
  • Width: 100-2000mm
  • Length: 2000mm, 2440mm, 6000mm, or as required.
  • Temper: F, O, T4, T6, T651, H112 etc
  • 6101 Aluminum Sheet: Common uses include food processing/handling equipment, chemical equipment, RV/marine components and architectural panelling/grating where corrosion resistance is paramount.

Standard

GB/T3190-2008, GB/T3880-2006 , ASTM B209, JIS H4000-2006, etc

Surface

Bright, polished, hair line, brush, sand blast, checkered, embossed, etching

Trade terms

Price terms: Ex-Work, FOB, CNF, CFR. Payment Term: TT, L/C

Services

Perforated, Cutting special size, Doing flatness, Surface treatment, etc

Advantages

  1. Electrical Conductivity: 6101 aluminum sheet offers high electrical conductivity, making it an excellent choice for electrical applications. It has nearly 53% of the electrical conductivity of copper, making it an effective alternative for applications where weight reduction is desired without compromising conductivity.
  2. Mechanical Properties: 6101 aluminum sheet exhibits good mechanical properties, including moderate strength and excellent formability. It can be easily formed, bent, and fabricated into various shapes without sacrificing its structural integrity.
  3. Corrosion Resistance: While not as corrosion-resistant as some other aluminum alloys, 6101 aluminum sheet still offers reasonable resistance to corrosion. It can be further enhanced with protective coatings or surface treatments to improve its corrosion resistance in harsh environments.
  4. Thermal Conductivity: 6101 aluminum sheet has good thermal conductivity, allowing for efficient heat dissipation. This property is particularly beneficial in electrical applications where heat buildup needs to be managed effectively.
  5. Weldability: 6101 aluminum sheet is easily weldable using common welding techniques such as TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding and MIG (metal inert gas) welding. This makes it convenient for joining and fabricating complex structures and assemblies.
  6. Lightweight: 6101 aluminum sheet is considerably lighter than copper, making it a preferred choice in applications where weight reduction is essential. Its lightweight properties contribute to easier installation and transportation, as well as lower material costs.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of Aluminium / Aluminum 6101.

Grade Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Ni Zn Ti Zr Al
6101 0.30-0.7 0.5 0.1 0.03 0.35-0.8 0.03 0.1 rem
6101A 0.30-0.7 0.4 0.05 0.40-0.9 rem

Worldwide Equivalents

The following table shows the worldwide equivalents of  Aluminum  / Aluminium 6101.

Japan India Russia EN (Europe) Germany France United Kingdom United States
A6101 EN AW-6101A/E-AlMgSi ~E-AlMgSi0.5/3.2207 6101/A96101
EN AW-6101A/E-AlMgSi(A) 6101A(E91E) 6101A

Customization and Special Features

Custom Cut

Our factory with capabilities for forming, welding, laser cutting, machining, rolling, plasma/flame cutting, and more. We specialize in cutting and fabricating metals to the exact specifications of our customers. We provide corrosion-resistant aluminum sheet metal fabrication to meet your unique finish, dimension, and size needs.

Machine Embossing

We have our own embossing machines for many types of embossing options, including diamond, lentil pattern board, cobblestone, orange peel, diamond, spherical, triangular three-dimensional type, orange peel(color), stucco embossed aluminum sheet, and others. 

Special Features

For Qingdao Aluminum, a functional coat is applied to aluminum on a state-of-the-art coating line for a varied lineup. Select from dozens of standard Kynar 500 colors. Or, SAF can also spray coat a custom color for architectural applications, such as a storefront or curtain wall. Config your metal>>

Applications

food processing handling equipment
architectural panels
chemical equipment

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