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5182 Aluminum vs. 224.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 224.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 224.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
4.0 to 10
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
86 to 120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
380 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
280 to 330

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
95

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
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
16 to 35
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
540 to 770
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
35 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
38 to 41
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
47
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
17 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
93 to 95.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
4.5 to 5.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.060
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.35
Vanadium (V), % 0
0.050 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.1 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1