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5182 Aluminum vs. B535.0 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and B535.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 97% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 B535.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
66
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
10
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
62
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
25
Shear Strength, MPa 170 to 240
210
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
260
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
96
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
25

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
24
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
82

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
9.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
22
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
130
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
28
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
35
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
40
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
91.7 to 93.4
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
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
6.5 to 7.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0.1 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15