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5005-O Aluminum

5005-O aluminum is a type of 5005 aluminum. It is furnished in the annealed (O) condition. It has the highest ductility compared to the other variants of 5005 aluminum.

Mechanical Properties

Graph bars compare 5005-O aluminum to other aluminum alloys (top) and the entire database (bottom).

Brinell Hardness


Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus

71 GPa 10 x 106 psi

Elongation at Break

23 %

Modulus of Resilience (Unit Resilience)

12 kJ/m3

Poisson's Ratio


Shear Modulus

26 GPa 3.8 x 106 psi

Shear Strength

75 MPa 11 x 103 psi

Strength to Weight Ratio

45 kN-m/kg

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

120 MPa 18 x 103 psi

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)

41 MPa 6.0 x 103 psi

Unit Rupture Work (Ultimate Resilience)

22 MJ/m3

Thermal Properties

Melting Onset (Solidus)

630 °C 1170 °F

Specific Heat Capacity

900 J/kg-K 0.22 BTU/lb-°F

Thermal Conductivity

200 W/m-K 120 BTU/h-ft-°F

Thermal Diffusivity

82 m2/s

Thermal Expansion

22 µm/m-K

Other Material Properties

Base Metal Price

16 % relative

Calomel Potential

-740 mV


2.7 g/cm3 170 lb/ft3

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume

52 % IACS

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific)

170 % IACS

Electrical Resistivity Order of Magnitude

-7.0 10x Ω-m

Embodied Carbon

8.3 kg CO2/kg material

Embodied Energy

150 MJ/kg 66 x 103 BTU/lb

Embodied Water

1190 L/kg 140 gal/lb

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al) 97 to 99.5
Magnesium (Mg) 0.5 to 1.1
Iron (Fe) 0 to 0.7
Silicon (Si) 0 to 0.3
Zinc (Zn) 0 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn) 0 to 0.2
Copper (Cu) 0 to 0.2
Chromium (Cr) 0 to 0.1
Residuals 0 to 0.15

All values are % weight. Ranges represent what is permitted under applicable standards.

Followup Questions

Further Reading

Aluminum Standards and Data, Aluminum Association Inc., 2013

ASTM B209: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate

ASTM B210: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Seamless Tubes

ASTM B483: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Tube and Pipe for General Purpose Applications

EN 485-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Sheet, strip and plate. Mechanical properties

EN 754-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Cold drawn rod/bar and tube. Mechanical properties

EN 755-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles. Mechanical properties

ISO 6361-2: Wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys - Sheets, strips and plates - Part 2: Mechanical properties

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