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5657 Aluminum vs. 360.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 360.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 89% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 360.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
2.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
190
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
590
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
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
6.4
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
85.1 to 90.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.6
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 2.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
9.0 to 10
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.25