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242.0-O Aluminum vs. 5182-O Aluminum

Both 242.0-O aluminum and 5182-O aluminum are aluminum alloys. Both are furnished in the annealed condition. 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-O aluminum and the bottom bar is 5182-O aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 70
69
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
68
Elongation at Break, % 1.0
12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 110
130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 180
280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 120
130

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 170
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 44
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 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 1.6
28
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 110
120
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 45
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 16
29
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23
36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.0
12

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