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5182 Aluminum vs. 2195 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 2195 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 2195 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
9.3
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
190
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
350
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
590
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
560

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
31
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1470

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
54
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
2290
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
55
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
53
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
49
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
26

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
91.9 to 94.9
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
3.7 to 4.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.15
Lithium (Li), % 0
0.8 to 1.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.25 to 0.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.25
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.12
Silver (Ag), % 0
0.25 to 0.6
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.080 to 0.16
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15