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5182 Aluminum vs. 295.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 295.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5182 aluminum and the bottom bar is 295.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
2.0 to 7.2
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
44 to 55
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
180 to 230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
230 to 280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
100 to 220

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
530
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
7.9
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
5.2 to 13
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
77 to 340
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
21 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
27 to 32
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
9.8 to 12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
91.4 to 95.3
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0 to 0.030
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0.7 to 1.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15