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EN AC-45000 Aluminum vs. ASTM B817 Type I

EN AC-45000 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys classification, while ASTM B817 type I belongs to the titanium alloys. 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 EN AC-45000 aluminum and the bottom bar is ASTM B817 type I.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
100
Elongation at Break, % 1.1
4.0 to 13
Fatigue Strength, MPa 75
360 to 520
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 180
770 to 960
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
700 to 860

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 470
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
340
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
1600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 520
1550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
560
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 120
7.1
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
9.6

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 27
1.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 81
2.0

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 11
36
Density, g/cm3 3.0
4.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.7
38
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
610
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
200

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 1.7
30 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 80
2310 to 3540
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 47
35
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 17
48 to 60
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 24
42 to 49
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 47
2.9
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.0
54 to 68

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 82.2 to 91.8
5.5 to 6.8
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.1
Chlorine (Cl), % 0
0 to 0.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 3.0 to 5.0
0
Hydrogen (H), % 0
0 to 0.015
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.4
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.3
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.55
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.2 to 0.65
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.45
0
Nitrogen (N), % 0
0 to 0.040
Oxygen (O), % 0
0 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 5.0 to 7.0
0 to 0.1
Sodium (Na), % 0
0 to 0.2
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.15
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
87 to 91
Vanadium (V), % 0
3.5 to 4.5
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 2.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.4