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3303 Aluminum vs. 296.0 Aluminum

Both 3303 aluminum and 296.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% 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 3303 aluminum and the bottom bar is 296.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
72
Elongation at Break, % 23
3.2 to 7.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 43
47 to 70
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
260 to 270
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 39
120 to 180

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
420
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 620
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 170
130 to 150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 43
33 to 37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 140
99 to 110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.8
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1110

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 20
7.6 to 15
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 11
110 to 220
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 49
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
24 to 25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 18
30 to 31
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 67
51 to 56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 4.8
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 96.6 to 99
89 to 94
Copper (Cu), % 0.050 to 0.2
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.7
0 to 1.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 1.0 to 1.5
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.6
2.0 to 3.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.35