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2036 Aluminum vs. 240.0 Aluminum

Both 2036 aluminum and 240.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 240.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
72
Elongation at Break, % 24
1.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 340
240
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
200

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 190
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
520
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
860
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 160
96
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 41
23
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
65

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
12
Density, g/cm3 2.9
3.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
8.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1100

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 70
2.2
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 270
280
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
43
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
35
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 97.4
81.7 to 86.9
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 2.2 to 3.0
7.0 to 9.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.3 to 0.6
5.5 to 6.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.4
0.3 to 0.7
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.3 to 0.7
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15