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5182 Aluminum vs. 4032 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 4032 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 4032 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
73
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
6.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
28
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
260
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
390
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
320

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
570
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
570
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
530
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
19

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
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1030

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
25
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
700
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
41
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
45
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
59
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
81.1 to 87.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0.5 to 1.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.8 to 1.3
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.5 to 1.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
11 to 13.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15