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6110 Aluminum vs. 5154A Aluminum

Both 6110 aluminum and 5154A aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 97% 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 6110 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5154A aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
68
Elongation at Break, % 2.2
1.1 to 19
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120
83 to 160
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
26
Shear Strength, MPa 290
140 to 210
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 500
230 to 370
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 500
96 to 320

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 170
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 42
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 140
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.2
8.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1170
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 11
4.0 to 36
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1770
68 to 760
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 51
24 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 51
31 to 43
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 67
53
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22
10 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 98.4
93.7 to 96.9
Chromium (Cr), % 0.040 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0.2 to 0.7
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.5 to 1.1
3.1 to 3.9
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.7
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0.7 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15