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5657 Aluminum vs. 364.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 364.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 90% 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 364.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
7.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
200
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
160

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
520
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1080

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
19
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
180
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
31
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
87.2 to 92
Beryllium (Be), % 0
0.020 to 0.040
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.25 to 0.5
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.2 to 0.4
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.15
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
7.5 to 9.5
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15