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5657 Aluminum vs. EN AC-45300 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and EN AC-45300 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 (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-45300 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
94 to 120
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.0 to 2.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
59 to 72
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
220 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
150 to 230

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
36
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
2.7 to 5.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
160 to 390
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
23 to 29
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
30 to 35
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
10 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
90.2 to 94.2
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
1.0 to 1.5
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.65
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.35 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.55
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.25
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
4.5 to 5.5
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.15