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4004 Aluminum vs. Sintered 2014 Aluminum

Both 4004 aluminum and sintered 2014 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 sintered 2014 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
70
Elongation at Break, % 2.4
0.5 to 3.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 42
52 to 100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 110
140 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 60
97 to 280

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
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
23

Electrical Properties

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

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.6
2.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.0
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.3
1.0 to 5.7
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 25
68 to 560
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 54
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12
13 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20
20 to 33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.1
6.2 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 86 to 90
91.5 to 96.3
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
3.5 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.0 to 2.0
0.2 to 0.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.1
0
Silicon (Si), % 9.0 to 10.5
0 to 1.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 1.5