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EN AC-45000 Aluminum vs. ASTM B817 Type II

EN AC-45000 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys classification, while ASTM B817 type II belongs to the titanium alloys. There are 25 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, 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 II.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 73
100
Elongation at Break, % 1.1
3.0 to 13
Fatigue Strength, MPa 75
390 to 530
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 180
900 to 960
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
780 to 900

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 470
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
350
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
1580
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 520
1530
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 870
550
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
9.9

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 11
37
Density, g/cm3 3.0
4.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.7
40
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
650
Embodied Water, L/kg 1070
220

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 1.7
26 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 80
2890 to 3890
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 47
34
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 17
55 to 58
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 24
45 to 47
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.0
62 to 66

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 82.2 to 91.8
5.0 to 6.0
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
0.35 to 1.0
Hydrogen (H), % 0
0 to 0.015
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 1.0
0.35 to 1.0
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
1.5 to 2.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
82.1 to 87.8
Vanadium (V), % 0
5.0 to 6.0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 2.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.4