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383.0 Aluminum vs. EN AC-45500 Aluminum

Both 383.0 aluminum and EN AC-45500 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% 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-45500 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 75
110
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
70
Elongation at Break, % 3.5
2.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 150
80
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 28
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280
320
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 150
250

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
500
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 580
610
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 880
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 96
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 23
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 74
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.5
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1030
1110

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 8.2
8.2
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 150
430
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 28
34
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 34
40
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 39
65
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13
15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 79.7 to 88.5
90.6 to 93.1
Copper (Cu), % 2.0 to 3.0
0.2 to 0.7
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.3
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.1
0.2 to 0.45
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.3
0
Silicon (Si), % 9.5 to 11.5
6.5 to 7.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.15
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 3.0
0 to 0.070
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.1