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4007 Aluminum vs. EN AC-46600 Aluminum

Both 4007 aluminum and EN AC-46600 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 4007 aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-46600 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 32 to 44
77
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 71
72
Elongation at Break, % 5.1 to 23
1.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 46 to 88
75
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 130 to 160
180
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 50 to 120
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
490
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 170
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 42
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 140
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.1
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1080

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 7.4 to 23
1.7
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 18 to 110
81
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 49
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12 to 15
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 20 to 23
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 67
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 5.5 to 6.7
8.1

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.1 to 97.6
85.6 to 92.4
Chromium (Cr), % 0.050 to 0.25
0
Cobalt (Co), % 0 to 0.050
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.2
1.5 to 2.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.4 to 1.0
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.35
Manganese (Mn), % 0.8 to 1.5
0.15 to 0.65
Nickel (Ni), % 0.15 to 0.7
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 1.0 to 1.7
6.0 to 8.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15