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5657 Aluminum vs. 206.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 206.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 31 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 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 206.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
95 to 110
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
8.4 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
88 to 210
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
260
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
330 to 440
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
190 to 350

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
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
99

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
24 to 49
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
270 to 840
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
30 to 40
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
35 to 42
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
46
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
17 to 23

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
93.3 to 95.3
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
4.2 to 5.0
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 0.35
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.2 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.1
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.15 to 0.3
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15