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5182 Aluminum vs. EN AC-21200 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and EN AC-21200 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 96% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 EN AC-21200 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
3.9 to 6.2
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
110 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
410 to 440
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
270 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.0
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
16 to 22
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
500 to 930
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
38 to 40
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
41 to 43
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
49
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
18 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
93.3 to 95.7
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 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.030
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.15 to 0.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0.2 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.030
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1