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4004 Aluminum vs. 852.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and 852.0 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 852.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
70
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
3.4
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
73
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
26
Shear Strength, MPa 63
130
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
200
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
150

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
370
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
210
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
840
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
180
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33
45
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
15
Density, g/cm3 2.6
3.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.0
8.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
6.2
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
160
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
43
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
24
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
65
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
8.7

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
86.6 to 91.3
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
1.7 to 2.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0.6 to 0.9
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.9 to 1.5
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
0 to 0.4
Tin (Sn), % 0
5.5 to 7.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.3