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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 296.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 296.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 93% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is 296.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
75 to 90
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
72
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
3.2 to 7.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
47 to 70
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
260 to 270
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
120 to 180

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
420
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
130 to 150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
33 to 37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
99 to 110

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
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1110

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
7.6 to 15
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
110 to 220
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
24 to 25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
30 to 31
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
51 to 56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
89 to 94
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 1.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
2.0 to 3.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.35