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384.0 Aluminum vs. 5454 Aluminum

Both 384.0 aluminum and 5454 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 83% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 384.0 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5454 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 85
61 to 93
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 74
69
Elongation at Break, % 2.5
2.3 to 18
Fatigue Strength, MPa 140
83 to 160
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 28
26
Shear Strength, MPa 200
140 to 200
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 330
230 to 350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 170
97 to 290

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 550
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 580
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 530
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 96
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 22
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 69
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 11
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.9
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.4
8.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1010
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.9
6.3 to 34
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 190
68 to 590
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 49
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 32
23 to 36
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 37
30 to 41
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 39
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
10 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 77.3 to 86.5
94.5 to 97.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.050 to 0.2
Copper (Cu), % 3.0 to 4.5
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.3
0 to 0.4
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.1
2.4 to 3.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0.5 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.5
0
Silicon (Si), % 10.5 to 12
0 to 0.25
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.35
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 3.0
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15