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6023 Aluminum vs. Sintered 2014 Aluminum

Both 6023 aluminum and sintered 2014 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 95% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 6023 aluminum and the bottom bar is sintered 2014 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 69
70
Elongation at Break, % 11
0.5 to 3.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120 to 130
52 to 100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 360
140 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 300 to 310
97 to 280

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 580
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 170
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 45
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 140
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 11
10
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.3
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 38 to 39
1.0 to 5.7
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 670 to 690
68 to 560
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 49
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 35 to 36
13 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 40
20 to 33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 67
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 16
6.2 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94 to 97.7
91.5 to 96.3
Bismuth (Bi), % 0.3 to 0.8
0
Copper (Cu), % 0.2 to 0.5
3.5 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.4 to 0.9
0.2 to 0.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.6
0
Silicon (Si), % 0.6 to 1.4
0 to 1.2
Tin (Sn), % 0.6 to 1.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 1.5