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2036 Aluminum vs. 1100A Aluminum

Both 2036 aluminum and 1100A aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 97% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 2036 aluminum and the bottom bar is 1100A aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
69
Elongation at Break, % 24
4.5 to 34
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130
35 to 74
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 210
59 to 99
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 340
89 to 170
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
29 to 150

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 190
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
640
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 160
230
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 41
60
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
200

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.9
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1190

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 70
6.4 to 23
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 270
5.9 to 150
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33
9.1 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
16 to 25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
93
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
4.0 to 7.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 97.4
99 to 100
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 2.2 to 3.0
0.050 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.3 to 0.6
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.4
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15