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5182 Aluminum vs. A360.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and A360.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 89% 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 A360.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
1.6 to 5.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
82 to 150
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
180
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
180 to 320
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
170 to 260

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
680
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1070

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
4.6 to 13
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
190 to 470
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
19 to 34
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
27 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
8.5 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
85.8 to 90.6
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 1.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
9.0 to 10
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.25

Comparable Variants