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201.0 Aluminum vs. 5182 Aluminum

Both 201.0 aluminum and 5182 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 201.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5182 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
68
Elongation at Break, % 4.4 to 20
1.1 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120 to 150
100 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Shear Strength, MPa 290
170 to 240
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 370 to 470
280 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 220 to 400
130 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 570
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 120
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 30 to 33
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 87 to 97
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 38
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.1
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.7
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 63
2.6 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330 to 1160
120 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 45
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33 to 42
29 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 37 to 44
36 to 47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 19 to 25
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 92.1 to 95.1
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 4.0 to 5.2
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.15 to 0.55
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Silver (Ag), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0.15 to 0.35
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15