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5383 Aluminum vs. 5082 Aluminum

Both 5383 aluminum and 5082 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 99% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 5383 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5082 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
67
Elongation at Break, % 6.7 to 15
1.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 130 to 200
110 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
25
Shear Strength, MPa 190 to 220
210 to 230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 310 to 370
380 to 400
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 150 to 310
300 to 340

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 390
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 650
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 29
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 97
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 9.0
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1170
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 23 to 40
4.0 to 4.3
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 170 to 690
670 to 870
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 32 to 38
39 to 41
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38 to 42
43 to 45
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 51
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 14 to 16
17 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 92 to 95.3
93.5 to 96
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.15
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.0 to 5.2
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.7 to 1.0
0 to 0.15
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15