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201.0 Aluminum vs. 2024 Aluminum

Both 201.0 aluminum and 2024 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 98% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 201.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2024 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
71
Elongation at Break, % 4.4 to 20
4.0 to 16
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120 to 150
90 to 180
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Shear Strength, MPa 290
130 to 320
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 370 to 470
200 to 540
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 220 to 400
100 to 490

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 570
500
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 120
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 30 to 33
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 87 to 97
90

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 38
11
Calomel Potential, mV -670
-600
Density, g/cm3 3.1
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.7
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 63
20 to 68
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330 to 1160
70 to 1680
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 45
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33 to 42
18 to 50
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 37 to 44
25 to 49
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
46
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 19 to 25
8.6 to 24

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 92.1 to 95.1
90.7 to 94.7
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 4.0 to 5.2
3.8 to 4.9
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.15 to 0.55
1.2 to 1.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.3 to 0.9
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.5
Silver (Ag), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0.15 to 0.35
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15

Comparable Variants