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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 355.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 355.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 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 355.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
72 to 83
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
71
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
1.5 to 2.6
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
55 to 70
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
200 to 260
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
150 to 190

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
150 to 170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
38 to 43
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
120 to 140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
2.7 to 5.9
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
150 to 250
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
20 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
28 to 33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
60 to 69
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
9.1 to 12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
90.3 to 94.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
1.0 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.6
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
4.5 to 5.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15