Aluminium Box Section

Box Section

Characteristics

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 alloys 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 on the numbers above for more information.

Standard Sizes

Aluminium Box Section - Standard Imperial Sizes
Theoretical Weight per Metre (Kgs)
Width
Depth
Thickness (swg)
(Inches)
(Inches)
 16g 
 14g 
 10g 
 1/4" 
1/2
x
1/2
  0.195
-
-
-
5/8
x
5/8
  0.251
-
-
-
3/4
x
3/4
  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
-

Common Uses

Aluminium box section is commonly used in the manufacture of:

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

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