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3303 Aluminum vs. 443.0 Aluminum

Both 3303 aluminum and 443.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 443.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
71
Elongation at Break, % 23
5.6
Fatigue Strength, MPa 43
55
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 69
96
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
150
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 39
65

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 620
580
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 170
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 43
38
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 140
130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 20
6.9
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 11
30
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 49
52
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
16
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 18
23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 67
61
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 4.8
6.9

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 96.6 to 99
90.7 to 95.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0.050 to 0.2
0 to 0.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.8
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 1.0 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.6
4.5 to 6.0
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