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5657 Aluminum vs. 772.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 772.0 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 (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 772.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
6.3 to 8.4
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
94 to 160
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
260 to 320
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
220 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
580
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
110

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
1140

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
16 to 25
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
350 to 430
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
25 to 31
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
31 to 36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
58
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
11 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
91.2 to 93.2
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
0.6 to 0.8
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
6.0 to 7.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15