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5182 Aluminum vs. 4047 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 4047 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 88% 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 4047 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
3.4
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
45
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
69
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
120
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
64

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
570
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
580
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
580
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
7.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1050

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
3.5
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
28
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
16
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
55
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
13
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
59
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
5.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
85.3 to 89
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.8
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.15
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
11 to 13
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15