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5182 Aluminum vs. 514.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 514.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. Their average alloy composition is basically identical. 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 514.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
68
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
7.3
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
48
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
25
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
140
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
180
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
74

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
35
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
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
11
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
41
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
57
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
7.9

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
93.6 to 96.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
3.5 to 4.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.35
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15