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5182 Aluminum vs. 240.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 240.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 90% 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 240.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
1.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
240
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
200

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
520
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
860
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
96
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
23
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
65

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
12
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1100

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
2.2
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
280
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
43
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
35
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
81.7 to 86.9
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
7.0 to 9.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
5.5 to 6.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.3 to 0.7
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.3 to 0.7
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15