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358.0 Aluminum vs. 5657 Aluminum

Both 358.0 aluminum and 5657 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 91% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 358.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5657 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.5 to 6.0
6.6 to 15
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 110
74 to 88
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
26
Shear Strength, MPa 300 to 320
92 to 110
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350 to 370
150 to 200
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 290 to 320
140 to 170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 520
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
640
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 150
210
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 36
54
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
180

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 19
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.6
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.7
8.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1090
1200

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 20
9.7 to 27
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 590 to 710
140 to 200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 53
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 37 to 39
15 to 20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 42 to 44
23 to 28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 63
84
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 16 to 17
6.7 to 8.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 89.1 to 91.8
98.5 to 99.4
Beryllium (Be), % 0.1 to 0.3
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.2
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Gallium (Ga), % 0
0 to 0.030
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.3
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.4 to 0.6
0.6 to 1.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.030
Silicon (Si), % 7.6 to 8.6
0 to 0.080
Titanium (Ti), % 0.1 to 0.2
0
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.050