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5182 Aluminum vs. Sintered 2014 Aluminum

Both 5182 aluminum and sintered 2014 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 sintered 2014 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
70
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 12
0.5 to 3.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 100 to 130
52 to 100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 420
140 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 360
97 to 280

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 590
560
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
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.9
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
1.0 to 5.7
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 120 to 950
68 to 560
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 29 to 44
13 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 36 to 47
20 to 33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 53
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
6.2 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 93.2 to 95.8
91.5 to 96.3
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
3.5 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.0
0.2 to 0.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.5
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 1.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 1.5