Enhanced Extruded Machining Stock For Close Tolerance
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.
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