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6110 Aluminum vs. Grade Ti-Pd18 Titanium

6110 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys classification, while grade Ti-Pd18 titanium belongs to the titanium alloys. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 6110 aluminum and the bottom bar is grade Ti-Pd18 titanium.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 70
110
Elongation at Break, % 2.2
17
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120
350
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 500
710
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 500
540

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
330
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
1640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
1590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
550
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 170
8.2
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 23
9.1

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 42
1.4
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 140
2.7

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 2.8
4.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.2
41
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
670
Embodied Water, L/kg 1170
270

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 11
110
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1770
1380
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
35
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 51
44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 51
39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 67
3.3
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22
52

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 94.4 to 98.4
2.5 to 3.5
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0.040 to 0.25
0
Copper (Cu), % 0.2 to 0.7
0
Hydrogen (H), % 0
0 to 0.015
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.5 to 1.1
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.7
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.050
Oxygen (O), % 0
0 to 0.15
Palladium (Pd), % 0
0.040 to 0.080
Silicon (Si), % 0.7 to 1.5
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.15
92.5 to 95.5
Vanadium (V), % 0
2.0 to 3.0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.4