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5657 Aluminum vs. 850.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 850.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 91% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 31 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 850.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
45
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
69
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
7.9
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
59
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
100
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
140
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
76

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
370
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
850
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
180
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
47
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
14
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
9.1
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
42
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
44
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
12
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
69
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
6.1

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
88.3 to 93.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0.7 to 1.3
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.7 to 1.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.7
Tin (Sn), % 0
5.5 to 7.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.3