The stock is available in alloys such as 6061, 6082 and reduced-lead 6042 (all of which are RoHS and ELV-compliant). It is also available as 6262, with a choice of tempers including stress-relieved -T6511 and -T5511.
Extruded aluminum bar diameters range from 0.312" to 7.5", and hex bar thickness ranges from 0.438" 3.25". Custom and metric sizes are also available.
Editor PickFilling Bins While the Building is Empty
Over the past decade, technology has advanced to the point that lights-out machining is more seamless than ever before, with built-in safety systems and even the ability to switch from one part to another in the middle of the night.