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5657 Aluminum vs. 201.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 201.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 201.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
95 to 140
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
4.4 to 20
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
120 to 150
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
290
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
370 to 470
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
220 to 400

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
30 to 33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
87 to 97

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
38
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
19 to 63
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
330 to 1160
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
33 to 42
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
37 to 44
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
45
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
19 to 25

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
92.1 to 95.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
4.0 to 5.2
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.15 to 0.55
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.1
Silver (Ag), % 0
0.4 to 1.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1