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4004 Aluminum vs. 224.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and 224.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 4004 aluminum and the bottom bar is 224.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
71
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
4.0 to 10
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
86 to 120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
380 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
280 to 330

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
95

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.6
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.0
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
16 to 35
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
540 to 770
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
35 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
38 to 41
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
47
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
17 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
93 to 95.2
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
4.5 to 5.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
0 to 0.060
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.35
Vanadium (V), % 0
0.050 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.1 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1