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 Plate

Popular heat-treatable alloy.


The versatility of 6061 aluminium plates is endorsed by the diversity of industries that utilise the product.

6061 is a versatile, medium-strength aluminium plate product representing one of the most popular heat-treatable aluminium alloys.


The alloy offers a combination of good corrosion resistance, hardness and workability with medium strength. 6061 aluminium plate is attractive because the material promotes an attractive range of performance characteristics while retaining the core benefits associated with aluminium alloys. Our product boasts excellent weldability and workability, and the material performs well at elevated temperatures. The versatility of 6061 aluminium plates is substantiated by the diversity of industries that utilise the product as an engineering material. Applications range from aerospace components to bicycle frames.


Stock Availability

We stock 6061 aluminium plates in a wide range of sizes and tempers (including O, T42, T6 and T651 tempers).



6061 Aluminium Plate Datasheet

Cutting your plates

Our in-house processing service utilises vertical and CNC plate saws to cut your chosen aluminium plates to tight tolerances. Our service adds considerable value to our stockholding portfolio and makes us a one-stop shop for all your aluminium supply requirements.



Product Features:


    AMS4027
    AMSQQA250/11
    ASTM B209
    BS EN 573, BS EN 485

    Aerospace components
    Structural applications
    Military components
    Welded assemblies

    Good formability in 'O' temper
    Medium strength
    Good corrosion resistance to atmospheric attack
    Good weldability

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