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2036 Aluminum vs. 295.0 Aluminum

Both 2036 aluminum and 295.0 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 (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 2036 aluminum and the bottom bar is 295.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
71
Elongation at Break, % 24
2.0 to 7.2
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130
44 to 55
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 210
180 to 230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 340
230 to 280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
100 to 220

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
530
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 160
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 41
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
10
Density, g/cm3 2.9
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1140

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 70
5.2 to 13
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 270
77 to 340
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33
21 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
27 to 32
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
9.8 to 12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 97.4
91.4 to 95.3
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 2.2 to 3.0
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.3 to 0.6
0 to 0.030
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.4
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0.7 to 1.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15