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5657 Aluminum vs. 771.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 771.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% 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 771.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
85 to 120
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
70
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.7 to 6.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
92 to 180
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
250 to 370
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
210 to 350

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
620
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
140 to 150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
27
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
82

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
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1130

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
4.4 to 20
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
310 to 900
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
23 to 35
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
29 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
54 to 58
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
11 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
90.5 to 92.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.060 to 0.2
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.8 to 1.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.1 to 0.2
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
6.5 to 7.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15