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5657 Aluminum vs. 383.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 383.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 84% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 383.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
73
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
3.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
150
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
28
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
150

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
540
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
580
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
96
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
23
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
74

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
7.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1030

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
8.2
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
150
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
28
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
34
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
39
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
79.7 to 88.5
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
2.0 to 3.0
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
9.5 to 11.5
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 3.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5