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5657 Aluminum vs. 1350 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 1350 aluminum are aluminum alloys. Their average alloy composition is basically identical. 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 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 1350 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
20 to 45
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
68
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.4 to 30
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
24 to 50
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
44 to 110
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
68 to 190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
25 to 170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
650
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
230
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
61 to 62
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
200 to 210

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1200

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
0.77 to 54
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
4.4 to 200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
7.0 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
14 to 27
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
96
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
3.0 to 8.2

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
99.5 to 100
Boron (B), % 0
0 to 0.050
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.010
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.050
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.030
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.4
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.010
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.1
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.020
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.020
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1

Comparable Variants