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5182 Aluminum vs. 358.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 358.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5182 aluminum and the bottom bar is 358.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
3.5 to 6.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
100 to 110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
300 to 320
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
350 to 370
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
290 to 320

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
520
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
560
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
36
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
19
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1090

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
12 to 20
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
590 to 710
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
37 to 39
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
42 to 44
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
63
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
16 to 17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
89.1 to 91.8
Beryllium (Be), % 0
0.1 to 0.3
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.2
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
7.6 to 8.6
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0.1 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15