Project of the Month built by gbritnell

Help Support Home Model Engine Machinist by donating using the link above or becoming a Supporting Member.
Home Model Engine Machinist > The Tools and Tips > Metals > 6061 difference T6511 vs T651

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-20-2017, 04:58 AM   #1
petertha
HMEM_SUPPORTER.png
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posts: 978
Liked 197 Times on 152 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default 6061 difference T6511 vs T651

I never noticed this before on OLM site but they call T651 'cold finish' & T6511 'extruded'. T651 goes for 69$/ft. T6511 goes for 44 $/ft. Since I'm after a 3" dia slug & will turn it down to 2.8"-ish is one alloy more referable over the other? (Crankcase related parts).

https://www.onlinemetals.com/merchan...p=2&top_cat=60

https://www.onlinemetals.com/merchan...p=2&top_cat=60


I found the tempering properties here, but they don't really mention cold, finish, or extruded.
http://www.engineersedge.com/aluminum_tempers.htm


Attached Thumbnails
SNAG-2-19-2017 0000.jpg   SNAG-2-19-2017 0001.jpg  
petertha is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2017, 06:21 PM   #2
GLCarlson
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 70
Liked 25 Times on 21 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

http://www.eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=218331
GLCarlson is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Connecting rod material 2024 -351 / 6061 ? Billradial General Engine Discussion 5 04-30-2016 01:45 PM
Machinability of 6061 versus 5083 Aluminum Ageless General Engine Discussion 4 04-01-2010 03:01 AM
Will stainless screws gall in 6061 aluminum? websterz Metals 3 01-21-2010 08:04 PM
Difference between the two BigBore General Engine Discussion 9 12-17-2009 12:16 AM
7075 vs 6061 Brass_Machine Metals 12 01-03-2009 01:29 AM



Newest Threads






- Top - Member List