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5657 Aluminum vs. EN AC-48100 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and EN AC-48100 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 77% 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-48100 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 40 to 50
100 to 140
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
76
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
1.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
120 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
29
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
240 to 330
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
190 to 300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
640
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
580
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
470
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
27
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
87

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
7.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
130
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
940

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
2.3 to 3.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
250 to 580
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
24 to 33
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
31 to 38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
11 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
72.1 to 79.8
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
4.0 to 5.0
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.25 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
16 to 18
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 1.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.25