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6061 Machining

A Guide to aluminium 6061 CNC Machined Parts: Properties, Applications and Design Considerations

What is 6061?Aluminium 6082

6061 is a versatile medium to high strength heat-treatable American wrought aluminium alloy.  

Aluminium 6061 is primarily composed of aluminium, magnesium and silicon.

The most common temper is T6. See further heat treatments/temper states below.

UK Equivalent

Please note: the UK equivalent of 6061 is 6082. 6082 is comparatively new, has replaced 6061 in many applications and is recommended for use by Penta Precision. Please see our 6082 materials page for further information.

Main Attributes of Aluminium 6061:

  • Excellent corrosion resistance to atmospheric conditions & good resistance to sea water
  • Very good weldability although reduced strength in weld zone (can be re-heat treated & artificially aged again to restore strength)
  • Medium fatigue strength
  • Available in sheet, plate & extrusions
  • Good surface finish
  • Good toughness and structural strength
  • Good machinability

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Detailed information about 6061 for designers can be found in the tabs below. Please note: this information is provided as a guide only.

6061 Machining Service - 6061 Milling & Turning

Penta Precision supplies highly accurate aluminium machined parts throughout the UK. Customers turn to us when they have had quality and delivery issues with their existing suppliers and need a reliable precision machining partner.

We communicate well with customers, we take care with the projects placed with us and we are consistent in our service delivery. See our Proven Process page to find out more about our winning formula.

"Penta Precision provides a near faultless service. They are a friendly and helpful company who I hold with very high regard." John - Tooling engineer

Penta Precision provides the following 6061 and 6082 services: 

Reasons to Choose Penta:

We are regularly machining aluminium 6061 and 6082 for customers all over the UK. Our customers depend on our machining expertise as well as our outstanding delivery performance, to machine the highest quality parts. If you'd like to discuss how we can help you with your 6061 machining requirements, here's a list of ways to get in touch with us.

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"Penta Precision have supported us and our customers for approximately five years. Their pricing is competitive, with quality levels and delivery performance being consistently excellent. They communicate well and are responsive to the production deadline pressures that every company must overcome from time to time." Phillip - Director

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