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240.0 Aluminum vs. 5182 Aluminum

Both 240.0 aluminum and 5182 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 90% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 240.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5182 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 72
68
Elongation at Break, % 1.0
1.1 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 140
100 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 240
280 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
130 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 380
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 520
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 860
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 96
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 23
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 65
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 12
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.2
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.7
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1100
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.2
2.6 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 280
120 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 12
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 43
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
29 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 26
36 to 47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 35
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 11
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 81.7 to 86.9
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 7.0 to 9.0
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 5.5 to 6.5
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.3 to 0.7
0.2 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0.3 to 0.7
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15