Aluminium Aluminium Channel

Commonly used in grade 6082-T6, aluminium channel has the following properties:

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

Aluminium channel is also available in grades 6063-T6 and 6063A-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 channel is commonly used in the manufacture of:

  • Bridges
  • Vehicles
  • Machined components

Aluminium Channel

Aluminium Channel

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

 

Standard Imperial Sizes

Theoretical Weight per Metre (Kgs)

External Sizes Thickness (Inches)
Base Legs Base Legs Base Legs Base Legs Base Legs Base Legs Base Legs Base Legs
(Inches) (Inches) 1/16 1/16 1/8 1/8 3/16 3/16 1/4 1/4 1/4 5/16 1/4 3/8 3/8 1/2
3/8 x 3/8 0.109 - - - - - -
1/2 x 1/2 0.150 0.273 - - - - -
5/8 x 5/8 0.191 0.355 - - - - -
3/4 x 1/2 0.178 0.328 - - - - -
3/4 x 3/4 0.232 0.437 - - - - -
7/8 x 7/8 - 0.519 - - - - -
1 x 1/2 - 0.382 - - - - -
1 x 3/4 - 0.492 - - - - -
1 x 1 - 0.601 - - - - -
1 x 1 1/2 - 0.820 - - - - -
1 x 2 - 1.038 - - - - -
1 1/8 x 3/4 - 0.519 - - - - -
1 1/8 x 1 - 0.628 - - - - -
1 1/4 x 1/2 - 0.437 - - - - -
1 1/4 x 3/4 - 0.546 - - - - -
1 1/4 x 1 - 0.656 - - - - -
1 1/4 x 1 1/4 - 0.765 1.106 - - - -
1 3/8 x 1 - 0.683 - - - - -
1 1/2 x 3/4 - 0.601 - - - - -
1 1/2 x 1 - 0.710 - - - - -
1 1/2 x 1 1/2 - 0.929 - - - - -
1 1/2 x 1 1/2 - - 1.352 - - - -
1 3/4 x 1 - 0.765 - - - - -
2 x 1/2 - 0.601 - - - - -
2 x 1 - 0.820 1.188 1.530 - - -
2 x 1 1/2 - - - 1.967 - - -
2 x 2 - 1.257 - 2.404 - - -
2 1/4 x 1 1/4 - - 1.434 - - - -
2 1/2 x 1 - 0.929 - - - - -
2 1/2 x 1 1/2 - - 1.680 - - - -
3 x 1 - 1.038 - - - - -
3 x 1 1/2 - 1.257 1.844 - 2.677 - -
3 x 2 - 1.475 - 2.841 - - -
3 1/2 x 1 1/2 - - - - 2.896 - -
4 x 2 - 1.694 2.500 3.278 3.881 - -
5 x 2 - - - - 4.318 - -
6 x 2 - - - - 4.755 - -
6 x 3 - - - - - 6.619 8.913