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6016 Aluminum vs. EN AC-51300 Aluminum

Both 6016 aluminum and EN AC-51300 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% 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 6016 aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 55 to 80
65
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 69
67
Elongation at Break, % 11 to 27
3.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 68 to 89
78
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 200 to 280
190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110 to 210
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 610
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 190 to 210
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 48 to 54
31
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 160 to 180
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.2
9.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 29 to 47
6.1
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 82 to 340
87
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 21 to 29
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 29 to 35
28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 77 to 86
45
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.1 to 12
8.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 96.4 to 98.8
91.4 to 95.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.55
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.25 to 0.6
4.5 to 6.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.45
Silicon (Si), % 1.0 to 1.5
0 to 0.55
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15