Aluminium Aluminium Box Section

Aluminium Box Section (also known as Square Tube) is predominantly used in grade 6063-T6, which has the following properties:

  • Medium strength aluminium/magnesium/silicon alloy
  • Very good surface finish
  • High corrosion resistance
  • Weldable
  • Good for Anodising and Powder Coating

Aluminium box section is also available in grade 6082-T6 and is sold in standard 5m lengths.  For more information on the different characteristics of aluminium grades, please see our aluminium page.

We are also able to cut to length, to high tolerances, using our in-house fabrication facilities.  Please contact one of our sales teams for more information.

Common Uses

Aluminium box section is commonly used in the manufacture of:

  • Architectural sections and building works
  • Window and door frames
  • Balustrading
  • Irrigation works

Aluminium Box Section

Featured Aluminium Rectangular Box

For a more comprehensive table of available alloys, their properties and typical applications, please refer to our Aluminium page.

 

Aluminium Box Section - Standard Imperial Sizes

Theoretical Weight per Metre (Kgs)

Width x Depth Thickness (swg)
(Inches) 16g 14g 10g 1/4"
1/2 x 1/2 0.195 - - -
5/8 x 5/8 0.251 - - -
3/4 x3/4 0.307 - 0.557 -
1 x 1/2 0.307 - - -
1 x 1 0.419 - 0.781 -
1 1/4 x 1 1/4 0.531 - 1.004 -
1 1/2 x 3/4 0.475 - - -
1 12 x 1 - - 1.004 -
1 12 x 1 1/2 0.643 - 1.228 -
1 3/4 x 1 3/4 - - 1.452 -
2 x 1 - - 1.228 -
2 x 1 1/4 - - 1.340 -
2 x 1 1/2 - - 1.452 -
2 x 2 0.867 - 1.676 3.060
2 1/2 x 1 - - 1.452 -
3 x 1 - - 1.676 -
3 x 1 1/2 - - 1.899 -
3 x 1 3/4 - - 2.011 -
3 x 2 - - 2.123 -
3 x 3 - - 2.571 4.808
4 x 1 - - 2.123 -
4 x 1 3/4 - - 2.459 -
4 x 2 - - 2.571 -
4 x 3 - 1.913 - -
4 x 4 - - 3.466 6.556
5 x 1 3/4 - - 2.906 -
6 x 1 3/4 - - 3.354 -
6 x 2 - - 3.466 -