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4004 Aluminum vs. 360.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and 360.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have a very high 99% 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 360.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
72
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
2.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Shear Strength, MPa 63
190
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
590
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
110

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
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1070

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
6.4
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
85.1 to 90.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 2.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
9.0 to 10
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.25