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5657 Aluminum vs. A384.0 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and A384.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 83% 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 A384.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
74
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
2.5
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
28
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
200
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
330
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
550
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
610
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
510
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
96
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
23
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
73

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
7.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1010

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
6.9
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
180
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
39
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
79.3 to 86.5
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
3.0 to 4.5
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 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
10.5 to 12
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.35
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5