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2195 Aluminum vs. 5182 Aluminum

Both 2195 aluminum and 5182 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 2195 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5182 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 69
68
Elongation at Break, % 9.3
1.1 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 190
100 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
25
Shear Strength, MPa 350
170 to 240
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590
280 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 560
130 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 210
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 550
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 34
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.0
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.6
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1470
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 54
2.6 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 2290
120 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 46
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 55
29 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 53
36 to 47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 49
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 26
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.9 to 94.9
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 3.7 to 4.3
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.35
Lithium (Li), % 0.8 to 1.2
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.25 to 0.8
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.25
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.12
0 to 0.2
Silver (Ag), % 0.25 to 0.6
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0.080 to 0.16
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15