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5182 Aluminum vs. 355.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 355.0 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 355.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
1.5 to 2.6
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
55 to 70
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
150 to 240
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
200 to 260
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
150 to 190

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
150 to 170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
38 to 43
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
120 to 140

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
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
2.7 to 5.9
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
150 to 250
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
20 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
28 to 33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
60 to 69
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
9.1 to 12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
90.3 to 94.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
1.0 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.6
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
4.5 to 5.5
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