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5182 Aluminum vs. 5454 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 5454 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 98% 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 5454 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
2.3 to 18
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
83 to 160
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
140 to 200
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
230 to 350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
97 to 290

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
110

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
8.6
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
6.3 to 34
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
68 to 590
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
23 to 36
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
30 to 41
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
10 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
94.5 to 97.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0.050 to 0.2
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.4
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
2.4 to 3.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.5 to 1.0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15

Comparable Variants