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5657 Aluminum vs. 296.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 296.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% 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 296.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
75 to 90
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
3.2 to 7.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
47 to 70
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
260 to 270
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
120 to 180

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
420
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
130 to 150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
33 to 37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
99 to 110

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
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1110

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
7.6 to 15
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
110 to 220
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
24 to 25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
30 to 31
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
51 to 56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
89 to 94
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
4.0 to 5.0
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
2.0 to 3.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.35