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296.0 Aluminum vs. 5182 Aluminum

Both 296.0 aluminum and 5182 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 296.0 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, % 3.2 to 7.1
1.1 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 47 to 70
100 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 260 to 270
280 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 120 to 180
130 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 420
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 630
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130 to 150
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33 to 37
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 99 to 110
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 11
9.5
Density, g/cm3 3.0
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.8
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1110
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 7.6 to 15
2.6 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 110 to 220
120 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 46
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 24 to 25
29 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 30 to 31
36 to 47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 51 to 56
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 89 to 94
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 4.0 to 5.0
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.2
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.050
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.35
0.2 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.35
0
Silicon (Si), % 2.0 to 3.0
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.15