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201.0 Aluminum vs. 7050 Aluminum

Both 201.0 aluminum and 7050 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% 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 7050 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
70
Elongation at Break, % 4.4 to 20
2.2 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120 to 150
130 to 210
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
26
Shear Strength, MPa 290
280 to 330
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 370 to 470
490 to 570
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 220 to 400
390 to 500

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
370
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 570
490
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
860
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 120
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 30 to 33
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 87 to 97
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 38
10
Density, g/cm3 3.1
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.7
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 63
10 to 55
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330 to 1160
1110 to 1760
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 45
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33 to 42
45 to 51
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 37 to 44
45 to 50
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 19 to 25
21 to 25

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 92.1 to 95.1
87.3 to 92.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.040
Copper (Cu), % 4.0 to 5.2
2.0 to 2.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.15 to 0.55
1.9 to 2.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.12
Silver (Ag), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0.15 to 0.35
0 to 0.060
Zinc (Zn), % 0
5.7 to 6.7
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.080 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15