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1350 Aluminum vs. EQ21A Magnesium

1350 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys classification, while EQ21A magnesium belongs to the magnesium alloys. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 1350 aluminum and the bottom bar is EQ21A magnesium.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 20 to 45
80
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
44
Elongation at Break, % 1.4 to 30
2.4
Fatigue Strength, MPa 24 to 50
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
17
Shear Strength, MPa 44 to 110
150
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 68 to 190
250
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 25 to 170
190

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
340
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 650
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
980
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 230
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
27

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 61 to 62
25
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 200 to 210
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
80
Density, g/cm3 2.7
1.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.3
27
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
210

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 0.77 to 54
5.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 4.4 to 200
410
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
63
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 7.0 to 19
37
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 27
47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 96
62
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 3.0 to 8.2
15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 99.5 to 100
0
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.050
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.010
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.050
0.050 to 0.1
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
93.9 to 96.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.010
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.1
0
Silver (Ag), % 0
1.3 to 1.7
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.020
0
Unspecified Rare Earths, % 0
1.5 to 3.0
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.4 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.3