Aluminum Profile Technical Data

General Information

Aluminum Profile General Information
Type Measure
EN AW-Al Mg Si 0.5 Material Designation DIN EN 573
Tensile strength RM min. 245 N/mm²
Yield Point Rp 0.2 min. 195 N/mm²
Ductile yield A5 min. 10%
Ductile yield A10 min. 8%
Moulus of elasticity E 70.000 N/mm²
Hardness HB approx. 75 Brinell hardness
Coefficient of Linear expansion 23.4 x 10⁻⁶ 1/K
Tolerances DIN EN 12020-2
Anodizing Process clear E6C0, black E6C35
Minimum Thickness of anodizing layer approx. 10-15 μm

Core Bores

Core Bores
Groove Style Drilled Hole d1 Reboreable up to d2
Metric Standard Metric Standard
L5 Aluminum Profile Ø 4.3mm ±0.1mm for M5 [Ø.17" ± .004" for UNC 10-24] Ø 6.0mm for M6 [Ø.23" for UNC 1/4"-20]
L6 Aluminum Profile Ø 5.0mm ±0.2mm for M6 [Ø.20" ± .008" for UNC 1/4"-20] Ø 8.0mm for M8 [Ø.31" for UNC 3/8"-16]
L8 Aluminum Profile Ø 6.8mm ±0.2mm for M8 [Ø.26" ± .008" for UNC 5/16"-18] Ø 13.0mm for M12 (not Eco.) [Ø.51" for UNC 9/16"-12]

Tensile Loading Capacity

Tensile Loading Capacity
Groove Style Profile T-Slot Nut Heavy-Duty T-Slot Nut
L5 Aluminum Profile L5 1,000N N/A
L6 Aluminum Profile L6 Standard 3,500N N/A
L6 Aluminum Profile L6 Light 1,000N N/A
L8 Aluminum Profile L8 Standard 10,000N 15,000N
L8 Aluminum Profile L8 Light 5,000N 7,000N
L8 Aluminum Profile L8 Economy 3,500N 6,000N

External Dimensions
& T-slot Positions

Tensile Loading Capacity
Modular Dimension R
L5 Aluminum Profile L6 Aluminum Profile L8 Aluminum Profile
Profile Edge length a mm [in] External Groove Position and dimension n ± mm [in]
Range Tolerance
Metric Standard Metric Standard
0 - 10 [.40"] ±0.1 ±0[.004"]
10 - 20 [0.40"] - [.78"] ±0.15 ±[.006"]
20 - 40 [.78"] - [1.57"] ±0.2 ±[.008"]
40 - 60 [1.57"] - [2.36"] ±0.3 ±[.011"]
60 - 80 [2.36"] - [3.15"] ±0.4 ±[.015"]
80 - 100 [3.15"] - [3.93"] ±0.45 ±[.018"]
100 - 120 [3.93"] - [4.72"] ±0.5 ±[.020"]
120 - 160 [4.72"] - [6.30"] ±0.6 ±[.023"]

Groove Dimensions

Tensile Loading Capacity
Area 5 6 8
Metric Standard Metric Standard Metric Standard
a 5.0mm +0.3/-0 [.19"] +0.011/-0 6.2mm +0.3/-0 [.24"] +0.011/-0 8.0mm +0.4/-0 [.31"] +0.015/-0
b 11.5mm +0.3/-0 [.45"] +0.011/-0 16.3mm +0.3/-0 [.64"] +0.011/-0 20.0mm +0.4/-0 [.78"] +0.011/-0
c 6.35mm ±0.15 [.25"] ±0.006 9.75mm +0.2/-0 [.38"] +0.008/-0 12.25mm +0.3/-0 [.48"] +0.011/-0
d 1.8mm ±0.1 [.07"] ±0.004 3mm +0/-0.25 [.11"] +0/-0.01 4.5mm +0.3/-0 [.17"] +0.011/-0
e 0.15mm ±0.1 [.17"] ±0.004 0.15mm ±0.1 [.17"] ±0.004 0.2mm ±0.1 [.17"] ±0.004
d1 4.3mm ±0.1 [.17"] ±0.004 5.0mm +0.2/-0 [.17"] +0.008/-0 6.8mm +0.2/-0 6[.17"] +0.008/-0

Straight Tolerance Longitudinal

Straight Tolerance Longitudinal
Length L - up to Straightness tolerance H1 for nominal length L
Metric Standard Metric Standard
1000mm [39.37"] 0.7mm [0.03"]
2000mm [78.74"] 1.3mm [0.05"]
3000mm [118.11"] 1.8mm [0.07"]
4000mm [157.48"] 2.2mm [0.09"]
5000mm [196.85"] 2.8mm [0.11"]
6000mm [236.22"] 3.0mm [0.12"]

H2 does not exceed 0.3mm in length.

Torsion

Torsion Tolerance
width W in mm Torsion tolerance T mm [inch] for length L mm [inch]
from to up to 1000mm [39.37"] up to 2000mm [78.74"] up to 3000mm [118.11"] up to 4000mm [157.48"] up to 5000mm [196.85"] up to 6000mm [236.22"]
- 25 1.0[0.04"] 1.5[0.06"] 1.5[0.06"] 2.0[0.08"] 2.0[0.08"] 2.0[0.08"]
25 50 1.0[0.04"] 1.2[0.05"] 1.5[0.06"] 1.8[0.07"] 2.0[0.08"] 2.0[0.08"]
50 75 1.0[0.04"] 1.2[0.05"] 1.2[0.05"] 1.5[0.06"] 2.0[0.08"] 2.0[0.08"]
75 100 1.0[0.04"] 1.5[0.06"] 1.8[0.07"] 2.2[0.09"] 2.5[0.10"] 3.0[0.12"]
100 125 1.2[0.05"] 1.5[0.06"] 1.8[0.07"] 2.2[0.09"] 2.5[0.10"] 3.0[0.12"]
125 150 1.2[0.05"] 1.5[0.06"] 1.8[0.07"] 2.2[0.09"] 2.5[0.10"] 3.0[0.12"]
150 200 1.5[0.06"] 1.8[0.07"] 2.2[0.09"] 2.6[0.10"] 3.0[0.12"] 3.5[0.14"]
200 300 1.8[0.07"] 2.5[0.10"] 3.0[0.12"] 3.5[0.14"] 4.0[0.16"] 4.5[0.18"]

Straight Tolerance Transverse

Straight Tolerance Transverse
width W in mm straightness tolerance F
from to mm inches
0 30 0.2 0.008"
30 60 0.3 0.012"
60 100 0.4 0.016"
100 150 0.5 0.019"
150 200 0.7 0.027"
200 250 0.85 0.033"

Angle Tolerance

Angle Tolerance
width W in mm Angular Tolerance L ±
from to mm inches
0 20 0.2 0.008"
20 40 0.4 0.016"
40 60 0.6 0.023"
60 80 0.8 0.031"
80 120 1.2 0.047"
120 200 1.5 0.059"