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4032 Aluminum vs. EN AC-46600 Aluminum

Both 4032 aluminum and EN AC-46600 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% 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 4032 aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-46600 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 120
77
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
72
Elongation at Break, % 6.7
1.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 110
75
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 28
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390
180
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 320
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 570
490
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 570
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 530
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 140
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 34
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
10
Density, g/cm3 2.6
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.8
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1030
1080

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 25
1.7
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 700
81
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 53
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 41
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 45
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 59
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
8.1

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 81.1 to 87.2
85.6 to 92.4
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0.5 to 1.3
1.5 to 2.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.8 to 1.3
0 to 0.35
Manganese (Mn), % 0
0.15 to 0.65
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 1.3
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 11 to 13.5
6.0 to 8.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15