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355.0 Aluminum vs. 5182 Aluminum

Both 355.0 aluminum and 5182 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 355.0 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, % 1.5 to 2.6
1.1 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 55 to 70
100 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
25
Shear Strength, MPa 150 to 240
170 to 240
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 200 to 260
280 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 150 to 190
130 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 470
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 620
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 150 to 170
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 38 to 43
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120 to 140
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 8.0
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1120
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.7 to 5.9
2.6 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 150 to 250
120 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20 to 27
29 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28 to 33
36 to 47
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 60 to 69
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.1 to 12
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 90.3 to 94.1
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 1.0 to 1.5
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.6
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.4 to 0.6
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 4.5 to 5.5
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15