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5182 Aluminum vs. 7005 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 7005 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 95% 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 7005 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
70
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
10 to 20
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
100 to 190
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
120 to 230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
200 to 400
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
95 to 350

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
140 to 170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
35 to 43
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
110 to 130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
32 to 57
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
65 to 850
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
19 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
26 to 41
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
54 to 65
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
8.7 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
91 to 94.7
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0.060 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
1.0 to 1.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.2 to 0.7
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.35
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0.010 to 0.060
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
4.0 to 5.0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.080 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15

Comparable Variants