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5657 Aluminum vs. EN AC-46200 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and EN AC-46200 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 87% 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-46200 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
82
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
73
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
87
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
210
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
510
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
88

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
7.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1060

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
2.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
110
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
44
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
9.5

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
82.6 to 90.3
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
2.0 to 3.5
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.050 to 0.55
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.15 to 0.65
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
7.5 to 9.5
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 1.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.25