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5182 Aluminum vs. EN AC-45300 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and EN AC-45300 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% 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-45300 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
1.0 to 2.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
59 to 72
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
220 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
150 to 230

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
36
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
2.7 to 5.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
160 to 390
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
23 to 29
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
30 to 35
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
10 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
90.2 to 94.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
1.0 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.65
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.35 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.55
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.25
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
4.5 to 5.5
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15