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5182 Aluminum vs. 1200 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 1200 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% 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 5182 aluminum and the bottom bar is 1200 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
1.1 to 28
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
25 to 69
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
54 to 100
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
85 to 180
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
28 to 160

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
650
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
230
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
58
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
190

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.0
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1190

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
2.0 to 19
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
5.7 to 180
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
8.7 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
16 to 26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
92
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
3.8 to 8.1

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
99 to 100
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.050
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 1.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15

Comparable Variants