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2036 Aluminum vs. 1200 Aluminum

Both 2036 aluminum and 1200 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 97% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 2036 aluminum and the bottom bar is 1200 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
69
Elongation at Break, % 24
1.1 to 28
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130
25 to 69
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 210
54 to 100
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 340
85 to 180
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
28 to 160

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 190
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
650
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
58
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
190

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
9.0
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
2.0 to 19
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 270
5.7 to 180
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33
8.7 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
16 to 26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
92
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
3.8 to 8.1

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 to 0.050
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.3 to 0.6
0
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 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15