6061 Aluminum floor plate, commonly known as “diamond plate” or “tread plate”, is an excellent candidate for most processing techniques and both interior and exterior applications. It’s lightweight with a dull mill textured finish. Raised diamond pattern on the surface provides excellent traction. Common applications include truck beds, support structures, catwalks, and trench covers. 6061 T6 aluminum floor plate has the highest corrosion resistance of all heat treated aluminum.
Most commonly used. High strength & good welding. Not good formability - If formed, needs a very gradual radius.