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5251 Aluminum vs. 213.0 Aluminum

Both 5251 aluminum and 213.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 89% 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 5251 aluminum and the bottom bar is 213.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 44 to 79
85
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
73
Elongation at Break, % 2.0 to 19
1.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 59 to 110
93
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
28
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 180 to 280
190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 67 to 250
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
670
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 610
480
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
850
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 150
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 37
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.5
7.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1090

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 5.4 to 27
2.5
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 33 to 450
120
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
44
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18 to 29
16
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 26 to 35
23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 61
49
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 7.9 to 13
8.0

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 95.5 to 98.2
83.5 to 93
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
6.0 to 8.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.7 to 2.4
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.5
0 to 0.6
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.4
1.0 to 3.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 2.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.5