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5182 Aluminum vs. 2007 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 2007 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5182 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2007 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
5.6 to 8.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
91 to 110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
220 to 250
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
370 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
240 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
510
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
47
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1130

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
21 to 26
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
390 to 530
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
44
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
33 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
37 to 40
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
16 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
87.5 to 95
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
0 to 0.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
3.3 to 4.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0
0.8 to 1.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.4 to 1.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.5 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.2
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.8
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.8
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.3