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2036 Aluminum vs. C355.0 Aluminum

Both 2036 aluminum and C355.0 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 (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 2036 aluminum and the bottom bar is C355.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
70
Elongation at Break, % 24
2.7 to 3.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130
76 to 84
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 340
290 to 310
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
200 to 230

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 190
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 160
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 41
39
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
130

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
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 70
7.5 to 9.8
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 270
290 to 380
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33
30 to 32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
36 to 37
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
13 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 97.4
91.7 to 94.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 2.2 to 3.0
1.0 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.3 to 0.6
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.4
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
4.5 to 5.5
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