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333.0 Aluminum vs. 5657 Aluminum

Both 333.0 aluminum and 5657 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 333.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5657 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 90 to 110
40 to 50
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
68
Elongation at Break, % 1.0 to 2.0
6.6 to 15
Fatigue Strength, MPa 83 to 100
74 to 88
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 28
26
Shear Strength, MPa 190 to 230
92 to 110
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 230 to 280
150 to 200
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 210
140 to 170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 520
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 590
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 530
640
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 880
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 100 to 140
210
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 26 to 35
54
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 83 to 110
180

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.6
8.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1040
1200

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.1 to 4.6
9.7 to 27
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 290
140 to 200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 49
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 22 to 27
15 to 20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 29 to 34
23 to 28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 42 to 57
84
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 11 to 13
6.7 to 8.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 81.8 to 89
98.5 to 99.4
Copper (Cu), % 3.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.1
Gallium (Ga), % 0
0 to 0.030
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.050 to 0.5
0.6 to 1.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.030
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.5
0
Silicon (Si), % 8.0 to 10
0 to 0.080
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
0
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.050