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5059-O Aluminum vs. 5182-O Aluminum

Both 5059-O aluminum and 5182-O aluminum are aluminum alloys. Both are furnished in the annealed condition. They have a very high 97% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 5059-O aluminum and the bottom bar is 5182-O aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 69
68
Elongation at Break, % 25
12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 200
130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
25
Shear Strength, MPa 230
170
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 360
280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 170
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 210
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 510
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 29
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 95
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1160
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 75
28
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 220
120
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 36
29
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 41
36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 44
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 16
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 89.9 to 94
93.2 to 95.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 5.0 to 6.0
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.6 to 1.2
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0.4 to 0.9
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0.050 to 0.25
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15