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4004 Aluminum vs. 295.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and 295.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 90% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 4004 aluminum and the bottom bar is 295.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
71
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
2.0 to 7.2
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
44 to 55
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Shear Strength, MPa 63
180 to 230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
230 to 280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
100 to 220

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
530
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.6
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.0
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1140

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
5.2 to 13
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
77 to 340
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
21 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
27 to 32
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
9.8 to 12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
91.4 to 95.3
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0 to 0.030
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
0.7 to 1.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15