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5657 Aluminum vs. 711.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 711.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% 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 711.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
70
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
7.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
220
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
140

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
860
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
160
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
40
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
15
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
140
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
61
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
9.3

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
89.8 to 92.7
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0.35 to 0.65
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0.7 to 1.4
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.25 to 0.45
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.3
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
6.0 to 7.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15