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5383 Aluminum vs. 4006 Aluminum

Both 5383 aluminum and 4006 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 31 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 5383 aluminum and the bottom bar is 4006 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 85 to 110
28 to 45
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 6.7 to 15
3.4 to 24
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130 to 200
35 to 110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 190 to 220
70 to 91
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 310 to 370
110 to 160
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 150 to 310
62 to 140

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
620
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
220
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 29
56
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 97
180

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.0
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.0
8.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1170
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 23 to 40
5.1 to 26
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 170 to 690
28 to 130
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 32 to 38
11 to 16
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38 to 42
19 to 24
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 51
89
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 14 to 16
4.9 to 7.0

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 92 to 95.3
97.4 to 98.7
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0.5 to 0.8
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.2
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0.7 to 1.0
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.25
0.8 to 1.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.050
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15

Comparable Variants