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4004 Aluminum vs. A201.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and A201.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. 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 A201.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
71
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
4.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
97
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
420

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
90

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.6
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.0
8.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
22
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
1250
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
45
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
46
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
21

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
93.7 to 95.5
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0.15 to 0.35
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0.2 to 0.4
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1