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International Standards

 

Alloy: Designation alloy number EN AW 6063, 6082

  • Alloy EN AW 6063: The most popular extrusion alloy. Results in good surface finish which is corrosion resistant and suitable for heat-treatment to improve strength. It also responds well to polishing, chemical brightening, anodizing and electro-colouring.
  • Alloy EN AW 6082: An alloy with good tensile strength and extrudability. Widely used in automobile structures, structural engineering, ladders, furniture, etc.

Temper: T1, T4, T5, T6

 

Mechanical Properties for T5:

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength 160 Mpa
  • Elongation 7% (minimum)
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    Aluminium Extrusion Dimensions and Tolerances:

  • BS EN 755 Part 01 to 09 (Former BS 1474)
  • EN 12020 Part 01 & 02
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    Aluminium Extrusion Surface Treatments:

    Anodizing Finish: Aluminium alloy anodic oxidation coating

  • BS EN 12373-1:2001 Clause 6, 7, 8, 9 (BS: 6161) and EN ISO 2360:2003
  • BS 3987 Clauses 2,3,5,6
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    Appendix A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L

    Micron Thickness Range: From minimum 10 Microns to 25 Microns depending on the customer’s requirements.

    Powder coating Finish:

  • BS 6496:1984 Clause: 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7 & 10.8
  • EN ISO 2360:2003, 6272-1:2004, 1520:2001, 1519:2002, 2409:2004
  • Minimum Film Thickness: 60 Microns
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