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5657 Aluminum vs. 328.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 328.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 328.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
60 to 82
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.6 to 2.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
55 to 80
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
200 to 270
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
120 to 170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
510
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
99

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1070

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
2.8 to 5.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
92 to 200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
21 to 28
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
28 to 34
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
50
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
9.2 to 12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
84.5 to 91.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.35
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
1.0 to 2.0
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.2 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.2 to 0.6
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.25
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
7.5 to 8.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 1.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5