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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 359.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 359.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 91% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is 359.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
90 to 100
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
71
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
3.8 to 4.9
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
340 to 350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
250 to 280

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
530
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1090

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
12 to 15
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
450 to 540
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
54
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
37 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
42 to 43
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
59
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
16 to 17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
88.9 to 91
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.5 to 0.7
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
8.5 to 9.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15