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5182 Aluminum vs. 5456 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 5456 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 99% 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 5456 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
68
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
11 to 18
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
130 to 210
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
190 to 210
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
320 to 340
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
150 to 250

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
97

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
9.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1170

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
33 to 46
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
170 to 470
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
33 to 35
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
38 to 40
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
14 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
92 to 94.8
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
4.7 to 5.5
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