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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 2017A Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 2017A aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very 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 EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2017A aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
71
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
2.2 to 14
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
92 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
200 to 460
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
110 to 290

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
510
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1140

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
6.7 to 53
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
90 to 570
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
19 to 42
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
26 to 44
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
8.9 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
91.3 to 95.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
3.5 to 4.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.4 to 1.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.4 to 1.0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0.2 to 0.8
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15