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213.0 Aluminum vs. 2117 Aluminum

Both 213.0 aluminum and 2117 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% 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 213.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2117 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 85
70
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.5
26
Fatigue Strength, MPa 93
95
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 28
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130
170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 670
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 480
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 850
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 34
40
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 11
10
Density, g/cm3 3.2
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.7
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1090
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.5
64
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120
190
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 44
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 16
28
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23
33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 49
59
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.0
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 83.5 to 93
91 to 97.6
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 6.0 to 8.0
2.2 to 4.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.2
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.1
0.2 to 1.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.6
0.4 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.35
0
Silicon (Si), % 1.0 to 3.0
0.2 to 0.8
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 2.5
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15