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1070 Aluminum vs. EN AC-43500 Aluminum

Both 1070 aluminum and EN AC-43500 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 89% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 1070 aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-43500 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 4.5 to 39
4.5 to 13
Fatigue Strength, MPa 22 to 49
62 to 100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 73 to 140
220 to 300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 17 to 120
140 to 170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
550
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 230
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 61
38
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 200
130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.3
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1070

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 4.8 to 21
12 to 26
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 2.1 to 110
130 to 200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
16
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
54
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 7.5 to 14
24 to 33
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 22
32 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 94
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 3.3 to 6.1
10 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 99.7 to 100
86.4 to 90.5
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.040
0 to 0.050
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.030
0.1 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.4 to 0.8
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
9.0 to 11.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.2
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.040
0 to 0.070
Residuals, % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.15