MakeItFrom.com
Menu (ESC)

5657 Aluminum vs. 390.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 390.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 78% 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 390.0 aluminum.

Metric UnitsUS Customary Units

Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
120
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
75
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
76 to 110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
28
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
280 to 300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
240 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
640
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
24 to 25
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
79 to 83

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
7.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
130
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
950

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
2.7 to 2.9
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
380 to 470
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
52
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
28 to 30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
35 to 36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
14 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
74.5 to 79.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
4.0 to 5.0
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.45 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
16 to 18
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2