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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 2024 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 2024 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 (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2024 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
71
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
4.0 to 16
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
90 to 180
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
200 to 540
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
100 to 490

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
500
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
30
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
90

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
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1140

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
20 to 68
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
70 to 1680
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
18 to 50
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
25 to 49
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
46
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
8.6 to 24

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
90.7 to 94.7
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
3.8 to 4.9
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
1.2 to 1.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.3 to 0.9
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15