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Compare 6061 Aluminum to 7005 Aluminum

Both 6061 aluminum and 7005 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 23 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

Mechanical Properties in Common

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa

6061 Aluminum 71
7005 Aluminum 73

Elongation at Break, %

6061 Aluminum 8.0 to 20
7005 Aluminum 10 to 20

Modulus of Resilience (Unit Resilience), kJ/m3

6061 Aluminum 39 to 1000
7005 Aluminum 62 to 830

Poisson's Ratio

6061 Aluminum 0.33
7005 Aluminum 0.33

Shear Modulus, GPa

6061 Aluminum 26
7005 Aluminum 27

Strength to Weight Ratio, kN-m/kg

6061 Aluminum 47 to 150
7005 Aluminum 67 to 140

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa

6061 Aluminum 130 to 420
7005 Aluminum 200 to 400

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa

6061 Aluminum 74 to 380
7005 Aluminum 95 to 350

Unit Rupture Work (Ultimate Resilience), MJ/m3

6061 Aluminum 21 to 41
7005 Aluminum 32 to 57

Sustainability Properties in Common

Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material

6061 Aluminum 8.3
7005 Aluminum 8.3

Embodied Energy, MJ/kg

6061 Aluminum 150
7005 Aluminum 150

Embodied Water, L/kg

6061 Aluminum 1180
7005 Aluminum 1150

Thermal Properties in Common

Melting Onset (Solidus), °C

6061 Aluminum 580
7005 Aluminum 610

Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K

6061 Aluminum 900
7005 Aluminum 880

Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K

6061 Aluminum 170
7005 Aluminum 140 to 170

Thermal Diffusivity, m2/s

6061 Aluminum 68
7005 Aluminum 53 to 65

Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K

6061 Aluminum 22
7005 Aluminum 22

Electrical Properties in Common

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS

6061 Aluminum 43
7005 Aluminum 35 to 43

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS

6061 Aluminum 140
7005 Aluminum 110 to 130

Electrical Resistivity Order of Magnitude, 10x Ω-m

6061 Aluminum -7.0
7005 Aluminum -7.0

Otherwise Unclassified Properties in Common

Base Metal Price, % relative

6061 Aluminum 16
7005 Aluminum 16

Calomel Potential, mV

6061 Aluminum -740
7005 Aluminum -850

Density, g/cm3

6061 Aluminum 2.7
7005 Aluminum 2.9

Alloy Composition Comparison

Aluminum (Al), %

6061 Aluminum 95.9 to 98.6
7005 Aluminum 91 to 94.7

Chromium (Cr), %

6061 Aluminum 0.040 to 0.35
7005 Aluminum 0.060 to 0.2

Copper (Cu), %

6061 Aluminum 0.15 to 0.4
7005 Aluminum 0 to 0.1

Iron (Fe), %

6061 Aluminum 0 to 0.7
7005 Aluminum 0 to 0.4

Magnesium (Mg), %

6061 Aluminum 0.8 to 1.2
7005 Aluminum 1.0 to 1.8

Manganese (Mn), %

6061 Aluminum 0 to 0.15
7005 Aluminum 0.2 to 0.7

Silicon (Si), %

6061 Aluminum 0.4 to 0.8
7005 Aluminum 0 to 0.35

Titanium (Ti), %

6061 Aluminum 0 to 0.15
7005 Aluminum 0.010 to 0.060

Zinc (Zn), %

6061 Aluminum 0 to 0.25
7005 Aluminum 4.0 to 5.0

Zirconium (Zr), %

6061 Aluminum 0
7005 Aluminum 0.080 to 0.2

Residuals, %

6061 Aluminum 0 to 0.15
7005 Aluminum 0 to 0.15