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5657 Aluminum vs. 333.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 333.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 333.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
90 to 110
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
73
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.0 to 2.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
83 to 100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
28
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
190 to 230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
230 to 280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
130 to 210

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
520
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
590
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
530
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
100 to 140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
26 to 35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
83 to 110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
7.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1040

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
2.1 to 4.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
120 to 290
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
49
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
22 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
29 to 34
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
42 to 57
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
11 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
81.8 to 89
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
3.0 to 4.0
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.050 to 0.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
8.0 to 10
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5