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3303 Aluminum vs. 852.0 Aluminum

Both 3303 aluminum and 852.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 90% 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 852.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
70
Elongation at Break, % 23
3.4
Fatigue Strength, MPa 43
73
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 69
130
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
200
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 39
150

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
370
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 620
210
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
840
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 170
180
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 43
45
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 140
130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
15
Density, g/cm3 2.8
3.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
8.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 20
6.2
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 11
160
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 49
43
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 18
24
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 67
65
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 4.8
8.7

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 96.6 to 99
86.6 to 91.3
Copper (Cu), % 0.050 to 0.2
1.7 to 2.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.6 to 0.9
Manganese (Mn), % 1.0 to 1.5
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.9 to 1.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.6
0 to 0.4
Tin (Sn), % 0
5.5 to 7.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.3