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5251 Aluminum vs. 354.0 Aluminum

Both 5251 aluminum and 354.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 89% 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 5251 aluminum and the bottom bar is 354.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 2.0 to 19
2.4 to 3.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 59 to 110
92 to 120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 180 to 280
360 to 380
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 67 to 250
280 to 310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 610
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 150
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 37
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 120
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.5
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1070

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 5.4 to 27
8.6 to 9.8
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 33 to 450
540 to 670
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
52
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18 to 29
37 to 39
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 26 to 35
42 to 44
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 61
52
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 7.9 to 13
17 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 95.5 to 98.2
87.3 to 89.4
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.15
1.6 to 2.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 1.7 to 2.4
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0.1 to 0.5
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.4
8.6 to 9.4
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15