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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 4007 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 4007 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 95% 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 4007 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
32 to 44
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
71
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
5.1 to 23
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
46 to 88
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
130 to 160
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
50 to 120

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
42
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
7.4 to 23
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
18 to 110
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
49
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
12 to 15
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
20 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
67
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
5.5 to 6.7

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
94.1 to 97.6
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.050 to 0.25
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0 to 0.050
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0.4 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.8 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.15 to 0.7
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
1.0 to 1.7
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15