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6262 Aluminum

Choose 6262 aluminum for reliable performance and precise machining.

6262 Aluminum Delivers Optimal Performance

From Aerospace to Construction - 6262 Aluminum Excels in Every Application

6262 aluminum is a versatile material that showcases exceptional performance across various industries. Its unique combination of strength, machinability, and corrosion resistance makes it a preferred choice for applications ranging from aerospace to construction.

Machinability & Welding

The weldability of the aluminum 6262 alloy is excellent. It is possible to weld it using the brazing process. A combination of lead and bismuth is added to this aluminum alloy in order to improve its machining characteristics. High-speed or carbide tooling can be used to machine it smoothly. Heavy cuts necessitate the use of oil lubricant.

6262 Aluminum Applications

In the aerospace industry, it finds applications in critical components such as aircraft structures, engine parts, and aerospace fittings. Its high strength-to-weight ratio and excellent fatigue resistance make it an ideal material for aircraft manufacturing, ensuring reliable performance and safety.

In the automotive sector, it shines in applications where strength and precision machining are paramount. From engine components to suspension systems and transmission parts, it delivers the durability and reliability required to withstand the demands of the road.

6262 aluminum round bar’s versatility extends to the construction industry, where it is used in architectural frameworks, window frames, and structural components. Its corrosion resistance ensures long-lasting performance, even in harsh environmental conditions. Additionally, its machinability allows for precise fabrication and customization, making it a preferred choice for construction projects of all sizes.




Thermal Conductivity

Electrical Resistivity 

Melting Point 


Hardness, Brinell 

0.098 lb / cu. in.


172 W/m.K

0.039 x10^-6 Ω .m

1090 °F

A50 mm 8 Min %

75 HB

Chemical Properties













0.0 – 0.15

0.0 – 0.70

0.80 – 1.20

0.04 – 0.14

0.0 – 0.15

0.40 – 0.80

0.0 – 0.25

0.15 – 1.40

0.40 – 0.70

0.40 – 0.70

Why Choose 6262 Aluminum Round Bar?

Discover the exceptional benefits of 6262 aluminum round bar that set it apart from other aluminum alloys. While it may be more challenging to process, its advantages make it a valuable investment. Here are its advantages;

  1. Easy Machinability: With excellent machinability, it  can be effortlessly shaped into intricate and complex forms, allowing for precise customization and fabrication.

  2. Corrosion Resistance: Its inherent corrosion resistance makes it ideal for outdoor applications, where it can withstand harsh environmental conditions without compromising its integrity.

  3. Thermal Stability: It exhibits minimal thermal expansion and contraction, ensuring dimensional stability even in fluctuating temperature environments, providing reliability and longevity.

  4. Lightweight and Strong: Benefit from the optimal balance of strength and lightweight properties offered by this round bar, making it suitable for applications where weight savings and structural integrity are crucial.

For any inquiries about 6262 aluminum round bar or to explore its full potential, don’t hesitate to contact our highly skilled personnel at O’Hare Precision Metals. We are dedicated to providing seamless-flow service and assisting you in making the right choice.

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