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The extrusion and sheet alloy 6056 was developed to provide weldable thin extrusions with an excellent balance between high strength and corrosion resistance. This datasheet provides information on composition limits, processing effects on mechanical properties, and applications of this 6xxx series alloy. It provides a material performance comparison of aluminum alloys 6056-T6511 with 2024-T3511 and 6056-T8511 with 2024-T3511.

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6056: Extrusion and Sheet Alloy, Properties and Selection of Aluminum Alloys, Vol 2B, ASM Handbook, Edited By Kevin Anderson, John Weritz, J. Gilbert Kaufman, ASM International, 2019, p 386–387,

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