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2036 Aluminum vs. 513.0 Aluminum

Both 2036 aluminum and 513.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% 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 513.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
68
Elongation at Break, % 24
5.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130
97
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 210
170
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 340
200
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
120

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 190
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 160
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 41
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
110

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
8.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1170

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 70
9.8
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 270
100
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
8.8

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 97.4
91.9 to 95.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 2.2 to 3.0
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.4
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.3 to 0.6
3.5 to 4.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.4
0 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
1.4 to 2.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15