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4004 Aluminum vs. 359.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and 359.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 98% 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 4004 aluminum and the bottom bar is 359.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
71
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
3.8 to 4.9
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Shear Strength, MPa 63
220 to 230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
340 to 350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
250 to 280

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
21

Electrical Properties

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

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.6
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.0
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1090

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
12 to 15
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
450 to 540
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
54
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
37 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
42 to 43
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
59
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
16 to 17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
88.9 to 91
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 0.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0.5 to 0.7
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
8.5 to 9.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15