5050-H34 Aluminum

5050-H34 aluminum is a type of 5050 aluminum. It is furnished in the H34 temper.

Material Properties

Base Metal Price16 % rel

Calomel Potential-760 mV

Density2.7 g/cm3 (170 lb/ft3)

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus69 GPa (10 x 106 psi)

Electrical Conductivity50 % IACS

Electrical Resistivity Order of Magnitude-7 10x Ω-m

Elongation at Break4.6 %

Fatigue Strength (Endurance Limit)90 MPa (13 x 103 psi)

Melting Onset (Solidus)630 °C (1170 °F)

Poisson's Ratio0.33

Shear Modulus26 GPa (3.8 x 106 psi)

Shear Strength120 MPa (17 x 103 psi)

Specific Heat Capacity900 J/kg-K

Strength to Weight Ratio70 kN-m/kg

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)190 MPa (28 x 103 psi)

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)160 MPa (23 x 103 psi)

Thermal Conductivity190 W/m-K

Thermal Diffusivity78

Thermal Expansion24 µm/m-K

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al)96.3 to 98.9 %

Magnesium (Mg)1.1 to 1.8 %

Iron (Fe)0 to 0.7 %

Silicon (Si)0 to 0.4 %

Zinc (Zn)0 to 0.25 %

Copper (Cu)0 to 0.2 %

Residuals0 to 0.15 %

Manganese (Mn)0 to 0.1 %

Chromium (Cr)0 to 0.1 %

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

ASTM B547: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Formed and Arc-Welded Round Tube

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

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

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