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2117 Aluminum vs. EN AC-51300 Aluminum

Both 2117 aluminum and EN AC-51300 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very 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 2117 aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 70
65
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
67
Elongation at Break, % 26
3.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 95
78
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 300
190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 170
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 220
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 550
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 880
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 150
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 40
31
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.0
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.2
9.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1150
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 64
6.1
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 190
87
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 47
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 28
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 33
28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 59
45
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
8.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91 to 97.6
91.4 to 95.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 2.2 to 4.5
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.55
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.2 to 1.0
4.5 to 6.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.4 to 1.0
0 to 0.45
Silicon (Si), % 0.2 to 0.8
0 to 0.55
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.25
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15