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242.0 Aluminum vs. 5182 Aluminum

Both 242.0 aluminum and 5182 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 (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 242.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5182 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
68
Elongation at Break, % 0.5 to 1.5
1.1 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 55 to 110
100 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Shear Strength, MPa 150 to 240
170 to 240
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 180 to 290
280 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 120 to 220
130 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 210
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 530
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130 to 170
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33 to 44
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 96 to 130
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 12
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.1
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.3
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1130
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 1.3 to 3.4
2.6 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 110 to 340
120 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 45
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 16 to 26
29 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 32
36 to 47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 50 to 62
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.0 to 13
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 88.4 to 93.6
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 3.5 to 4.5
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.2 to 1.8
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.35
0.2 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 1.7 to 2.3
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15

Comparable Variants