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5657 Aluminum vs. 707.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 707.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 707.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
70
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.7 to 3.4
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
75 to 140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
270 to 300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
170 to 250

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1140

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
4.3 to 8.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
210 to 430
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
26 to 29
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
32 to 34
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
58
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
12 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
90.5 to 93.6
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.2 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
1.8 to 2.4
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.4 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
4.0 to 4.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15