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201.0 Aluminum vs. 7076 Aluminum

Both 201.0 aluminum and 7076 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 91% 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 7076 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 95 to 140
160
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
70
Elongation at Break, % 4.4 to 20
6.2
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120 to 150
170
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Shear Strength, MPa 290
310
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 370 to 470
530
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 220 to 400
460

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 570
460
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
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.1
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.7
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 63
31
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330 to 1160
1510
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 45
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33 to 42
49
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 37 to 44
48
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 19 to 25
23

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 92.1 to 95.1
86.9 to 91.2
Copper (Cu), % 4.0 to 5.2
0.3 to 1.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.6
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.15 to 0.55
1.2 to 2.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.3 to 0.8
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.4
Silver (Ag), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0.15 to 0.35
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0
7.0 to 8.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15