About Smiths Advanced

We are a leading stockholder and global supplier of metals and plastics into Aerospace & Space, Chemical, Defence, Medical, MRO, Naval, Nuclear, Oil & Gas and Power industries.

We make high quality materials available in a fast, cost-effective and convenient package and provide a consistent supply path for all our customers.

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6061 Aluminium Bar

Lightweight with impressive performance.

6061 combines medium strength with good corrosion resistance, workability and hardness.

6061 aluminium alloy is a versatile product and one of the most popular heat-treatable alloys.

Combining medium strength with good corrosion resistance, workability and hardness, the material utilises elements including magnesium and silicon to achieve these characteristics. 6061 is also easily welded and formed and will operate impressively in elevated temperatures. The versatility of the alloy lends itself to widespread use throughout industry from aircraft structures to truck bodies and machined parts. We also process these aluminium bars for you in-house.

Stock Availability

Smiths Advanced Metals stocks 6061 bars in various shapes, sizes and tempers (including 0, T4, T6, T651, T6511 tempers).

6061 Aluminium Bar Datasheet


We offer a complete bar/rod cutting service using a range of in-house processing equipment. We process your bars to tight tolerances to match your requirement. Often, this added value service negates the need for further cutting, which will ultimately save you time and money. We supply aluminium bars which are closer to your finished requirements.

Product Features:

    AMSQQA200/8, AMS QQA225/8
    ASTM B221
    BS EN 573, BS EN 755, BS EN 754

    Machined parts
    Aircraft structures
    Truck bodies

    Good corrosion resistance
    Very good machinability
    Good weldability
    Easily formed

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