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4004 Aluminum vs. A360.0 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and A360.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. 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 (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 4004 aluminum and the bottom bar is A360.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
72
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
1.6 to 5.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
82 to 150
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Shear Strength, MPa 63
180
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
180 to 320
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
170 to 260

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 540
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
680
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 33
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
100

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
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1070

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
4.6 to 13
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
190 to 470
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
19 to 34
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
27 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
8.5 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
85.8 to 90.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 1.3
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