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5182 Aluminum vs. A201.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and A201.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 A201.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
4.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
97
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
420

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
90

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.1
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
22
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
1250
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
45
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
46
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
21

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
93.7 to 95.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.15 to 0.35
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.2 to 0.4
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0.15 to 0.35
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1