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5182 Aluminum vs. 771.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 771.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5182 aluminum and the bottom bar is 771.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
70
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
1.7 to 6.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
92 to 180
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
250 to 370
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
210 to 350

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
620
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
140 to 150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
27
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
82

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1130

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
4.4 to 20
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
310 to 900
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
23 to 35
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
29 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
54 to 58
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
11 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
90.5 to 92.5
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 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.8 to 1.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0.1 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
6.5 to 7.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15