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383.0 Aluminum vs. EN AC-45400 Aluminum

Both 383.0 aluminum and EN AC-45400 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% 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 383.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-45400 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 75
86
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
72
Elongation at Break, % 3.5
6.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 150
55
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 28
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280
260
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 150
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 580
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 880
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 96
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 23
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 74
95

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
10
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.5
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1030
1100

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 8.2
14
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 150
110
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
49
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 28
25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 34
32
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 39
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 79.7 to 88.5
88.4 to 92.9
Copper (Cu), % 2.0 to 3.0
2.6 to 3.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.3
0 to 0.6
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.55
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.3
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 9.5 to 11.5
4.5 to 6.0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 3.0
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15