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5657 Aluminum vs. 2219 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 2219 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 2219 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
2.2 to 20
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
90 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
110 to 280
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
180 to 480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
88 to 390

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
230
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
110 to 170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
28 to 44
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
81 to 130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1130

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
9.6 to 60
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
54 to 1060
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
44
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
16 to 43
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
23 to 44
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
42 to 63
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
8.2 to 22

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
91.5 to 93.8
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
5.8 to 6.8
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0 to 0.020
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.2 to 0.4
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.020 to 0.1
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0.050 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.1 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15