7075 (AlZn5.5MgCu) Aluminum

Notes

Example stock shapes: rod and sheet.

Properties

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Bulk Modulus
70 GPa, or 10 106 psi
Density
2.80 g/cm3, or 174 lb/ft3
Elastic (Young's) Modulus
72 GPa, or 10 106 psi
Elongation at Break
Typical
11 to 17 %
Elongation at Break
Minimum
5 to 10 %
Elongation at Break
-200°C (-330°F)
9 to 14 %
Elongation at Break
-100°C (-150°F)
10 to 14 %
Elongation at Break
100°C (210°F)
14 to 15 %
Elongation at Break
200°C (390°F)
53 %
Elongation at Break
300°C (570°F)
68 %
Elongation at Break
400°C (750°F)
70 %
Fatigue Strength (Endurance Limit)
159 MPa, or 23.0 103 psi
Hardness
Brinell
60 to 150
Maximum Temperature
Onset of Melting (Solidus)
477 °C, or 890 °F
Resilience
Unit, Per Volume
Resilience
Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), Per Volume
Resilience
Unit, Per Mass
Resilience
Ultimate, Per Mass
Shear Modulus
26.9 GPa, or 3.90 106 psi
Shear Strength
152 to 331 MPa, or 22.0 to 48.0 103 psi
Specific Heat Capacity
Conventional
960 J/kg-K
Specific Heat Capacity
Volumetric
2600 103 J/m3-K
Speed of Sound
160 103 m/s, or 520 103 ft/s
Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile
25 MN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Fatigue
56 kN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Shear
54 to 110 kN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Ultimate
81 to 200 kN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Yield
37 to 180 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength
Ultimate
228 to 572 MPa, or 33.0 to 82.9 103 psi
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, Minimum
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, -200°C (-330°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, -100°C (-150°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 100°C (210°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 200°C (390°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 300°C (570°F)
Tensile Strength
Ultimate, 400°C (750°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield (Proof)
105 to 505 MPa, or 15.2 to 73.2 103 psi
Tensile Strength
Yield, Minimum
Tensile Strength
Yield, -200°C (-330°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, -100°C (-150°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 100°C (210°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 200°C (390°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 300°C (570°F)
Tensile Strength
Yield, 400°C (750°F)
Thermal Conductivity
Ambient
130 to 155 W/m-K
Thermal Expansion
20 to 100°C
23.4 µm/m-K
Thermal Expansion
20 to 200°C
Thermal Expansion
20 to 300°C

Only showing properties for which the substantial majority of variants have data.

See Also

Aluminum Standards and Data, The Aluminum Association Inc., 2006.


ASTM B 209, Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate.


ISO 6361, Wrought Aluminium and Aluminium Alloy Sheets, Strips and Plates.


J. Randolph Kissell and Robert L. Ferry, Aluminum Structures: A Guide to Their Specifications and Design, 2nd ed., 2002 (link).


John E. Hatch (editor), Aluminum: Properties and Physical Metallurgy, 1984 (link).


Mark E. Schlesinger, Aluminum Recycling, 2007 (link).


Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, ASM Handbook vol. 2, ASM International, 1993 (link).

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