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5182 Aluminum vs. EN AC-48000 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and EN AC-48000 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 86% 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-48000 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
73
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
1.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
85 to 86
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
28
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
220 to 310
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
210 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
570
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.9
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1030

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 2.6 to 49
2.2 to 3.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
300 to 510
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
23 to 33
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
31 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
10 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
80.4 to 87.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
0.8 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.8 to 1.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.7 to 1.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
10.5 to 13.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15