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201.0 Aluminum vs. 7116 Aluminum

Both 201.0 aluminum and 7116 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% 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 7116 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
69
Elongation at Break, % 4.4 to 20
7.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120 to 150
160
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
26
Shear Strength, MPa 290
220
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 370 to 470
370
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 220 to 400
330

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 570
520
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 120
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 30 to 33
46
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 87 to 97
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 38
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.1
2.9
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
28
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330 to 1160
790
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 45
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33 to 42
35
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 37 to 44
39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
58
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 19 to 25
16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 92.1 to 95.1
91.5 to 94.5
Copper (Cu), % 4.0 to 5.2
0.5 to 1.1
Gallium (Ga), % 0
0 to 0.030
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.15 to 0.55
0.8 to 1.4
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15
Silver (Ag), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0.15 to 0.35
0 to 0.050
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 0
4.2 to 5.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15