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5182 Aluminum vs. 2014A Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 2014A aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5182 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2014A aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
6.2 to 16
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
93 to 150
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
130 to 290
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
210 to 490
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
110 to 430

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
210
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
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1140

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
24 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
85 to 1300
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
19 to 45
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
26 to 46
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
9.0 to 22

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
90.8 to 95
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
3.9 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.2 to 0.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.4 to 1.2
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0.5 to 0.9
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15

Comparable Variants