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5182 Aluminum vs. 324.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 324.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 91% 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 324.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
3.0 to 4.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
77 to 89
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
210 to 310
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
110 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
500
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
610
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1090

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
6.8 to 8.9
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
85 to 510
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
52
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
22 to 32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
29 to 38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
62
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
9.7 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
87.3 to 92.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0.4 to 0.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 1.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.4 to 0.7
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
7.0 to 8.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2