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4004 Aluminum vs. 392.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and 392.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 89% 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 392.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
75
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
0.86
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
190
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
28
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
670
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
670
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
580
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33
25
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
90

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.6
2.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.0
7.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
950

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
2.4
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
490
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
17
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
56
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
73.9 to 80.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
0.4 to 0.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 1.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0.8 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0.2 to 0.6
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
18 to 20
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.3
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.5