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EN AC-46600 Aluminum vs. 4007 Aluminum

Both EN AC-46600 aluminum and 4007 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% 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 EN AC-46600 aluminum and the bottom bar is 4007 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 77
32 to 44
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 72
71
Elongation at Break, % 1.1
5.1 to 23
Fatigue Strength, MPa 75
46 to 88
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 27
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 180
130 to 160
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
50 to 120

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 490
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 620
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 560
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 890
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 22
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 29
42
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 94
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 10
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.8
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 7.8
8.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1080
1160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 1.7
7.4 to 23
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 81
18 to 110
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
49
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
12 to 15
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
20 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 51
67
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.1
5.5 to 6.7

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 85.6 to 92.4
94.1 to 97.6
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.050 to 0.25
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0 to 0.050
Copper (Cu), % 1.5 to 2.5
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0.4 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.25
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0.15 to 0.65
0.8 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.35
0.15 to 0.7
Silicon (Si), % 6.0 to 8.0
1.0 to 1.7
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.15
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15