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5182 Aluminum vs. 850.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and 850.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 91% of their average alloy composition in common. 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 850.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
7.9
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
59
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
100
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
140
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
76

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
370
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
850
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
180
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
47
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
14
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
9.1
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
42
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
44
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
12
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
69
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
6.1

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
88.3 to 93.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0.7 to 1.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.7 to 1.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.7
Tin (Sn), % 0
5.5 to 7.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.3