Aluminum Strip 6063 was developed for and has become the most important extrusion alloy. It possesses moderate strength and has excellent finishing characteristics. For these reasons, Aluminum Strip 6063 has become the prime architectural alloy and its response to a wide variety to surface finishes further demonstrates its versatility. The corrosion resistance is very good and the grade is easily welded and brazed, and is heat-treatable as well.
Aluminum Strip 6063 is commonly used in decorative and architectural applications, door and window moldings, lawn furniture, and trim.