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5657 Aluminum vs. 705.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 705.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 96% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 705.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
62 to 65
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
8.4 to 10
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
63 to 98
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
240 to 260
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

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
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1170

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
18 to 20
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
120 to 130
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
49
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
24 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
31 to 32
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
92.3 to 98.6
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.4
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 0.8
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
1.4 to 1.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.6
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 3.3
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15