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5657 Aluminum vs. A360.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and A360.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 89% 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 A360.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
72
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.6 to 5.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
82 to 150
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
180
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
180 to 320
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
170 to 260

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
680
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1070

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
4.6 to 13
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
190 to 470
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
19 to 34
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
27 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
8.5 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
85.8 to 90.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.6
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
9.0 to 10
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.25