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Aluminum A356.0-T6, Sand Cast
Categories: Metal; Nonferrous Metal; Aluminum Alloy; Aluminum Casting Alloy

Material Notes: Data points with the AA note have been provided by the Aluminum Association, Inc. and are NOT FOR DESIGN.

Composition Notes:
Composition information provided by the Aluminum Association and is not for design.

Key Words: Aluminium A356.0-T6; UNS A13560; AAA356.0-T6. Comparable to JIS AC4CH-T6; AlA356.0-T6
Available Properties
  • Density
  • Hardness, Brinell, AA; Typical; 500 g load; 10 mm ball
  • Hardness, Knoop, Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
  • Hardness, Rockwell A, Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
  • Hardness, Rockwell B, Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
  • Hardness, Vickers, Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
  • Tensile Strength, Ultimate, AA
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, AA
  • Elongation at Break, AA; in 2 in. (50 mm) or 4D
  • Tensile Modulus, Compressive modulus in is typically about 2% higher for Al alloys
  • Poissons Ratio
  • Machinability, 0-100 Scale (100=best)
  • Shear Modulus
  • Shear Strength, Calculated
  • Electrical Resistivity
  • Heat of Fusion
  • CTE, linear
  • CTE, linear
  • Specific Heat Capacity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Melting Point
  • Solidus
  • Liquidus
  • Melt Temperature
  • Solution Temperature, hold at temperature for 12 hr; cool in water at 150 to 212°F
  • Aging Temperature, hold at temperature 2 - 5 hrs; start with solution heat-treated material
  • Casting Temperature
  • Aluminum, Al, As remainder
  • Copper, Cu
  • Iron, Fe
  • Magnesium, Mg
  • Manganese, Mn
  • Other, each
  • Other, total
  • Silicon, Si
  • Titanium, Ti
  • Zinc, Zn
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