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7108A Aluminum vs. EN AC-51300 Aluminum

Both 7108A aluminum and EN AC-51300 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately 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 (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 7108A aluminum and the bottom bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 69
67
Elongation at Break, % 11 to 13
3.7
Fatigue Strength, MPa 120 to 130
78
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350
190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 290 to 300
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 380
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 210
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 630
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 520
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 150
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 36
31
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 110
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.9
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.3
9.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1150
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 38 to 44
6.1
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 610 to 640
87
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 47
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 33 to 34
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 38
28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 59
45
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15 to 16
8.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.6 to 94.4
91.4 to 95.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.040
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.3
0 to 0.55
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.7 to 1.5
4.5 to 6.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.45
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.55
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 4.8 to 5.8
0 to 0.1
Zirconium (Zr), % 0.15 to 0.25
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15