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2036 Aluminum vs. 296.0 Aluminum

Both 2036 aluminum and 296.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 296.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
72
Elongation at Break, % 24
3.2 to 7.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130
47 to 70
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 340
260 to 270
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
120 to 180

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
420
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 190
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 160
130 to 150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 41
33 to 37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
99 to 110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
11
Density, g/cm3 2.9
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1110

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 70
7.6 to 15
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 270
110 to 220
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33
24 to 25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
30 to 31
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
51 to 56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 97.4
89 to 94
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 1.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.3 to 0.6
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.4
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
2.0 to 3.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.35