6061-T6511 Aluminum round bar is an excellent candidate for most processing techniques with good corrosion resistance. It’s a lightweight material with a smooth finish, defined edges, and has a high strength to weight ratio. Frequently found in aircraft construction, it is also commonly used for brackets, bracing, key stock, and ornamental purposes.
Most commonly used. High strength & good welding. Not good formability - If formed, needs a very gradual radius.