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324.0 Aluminum vs. 5182 Aluminum

Both 324.0 aluminum and 5182 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 91% 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 324.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5182 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 4.0
1.1 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 77 to 89
100 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 210 to 310
280 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110 to 270
130 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 500
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 610
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 550
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 150
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 34
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.9
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1090
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.8 to 8.9
2.6 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 85 to 510
120 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 52
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 22 to 32
29 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 29 to 38
36 to 47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 62
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.7 to 14
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 87.3 to 92.2
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0.4 to 0.6
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.2
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.4 to 0.7
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0.2 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.3
0
Silicon (Si), % 7.0 to 8.0
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15