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5182 Aluminum vs. A380.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and A380.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 86% 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 A380.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
73
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
3.3
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
190
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
160

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
510
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
590
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
96
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
25
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
78

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
7.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1040

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
8.3
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
180
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
48
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
28
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
34
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
38
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
80.3 to 89.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
3.0 to 4.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 1.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
7.5 to 9.5
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.35
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 3.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.5