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A356-T6 definition

Posted on Apr 03, 2020 by Cullen Hikene

Alloy A356 is a 7Si-0.3 Mg alloy. with 0.2 Fe (max) and 0.10 Zn (max). The T6 heat treatment is a solution-anneal heat treat followed by a 320F aging. • Alloy A356 has greater elongation, higher strength and considerably higher ductility than Alloy 356.

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