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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 2011 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 2011 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% 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 EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2011 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
71
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
8.5 to 18
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
74 to 120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
310 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
140 to 310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
140 to 170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
35 to 45
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
100 to 130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
29 to 52
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
140 to 680
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
44
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
27 to 37
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
32 to 40
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
51 to 64
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
14 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
91.3 to 94.6
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
0.2 to 0.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
5.0 to 6.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.7
Lead (Pb), % 0
0.2 to 0.6
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.4
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.3
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15