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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 4047 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 4047 aluminum are aluminum alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 88% 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 4047 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
72
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
3.4
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
45
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
120
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
64

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
570
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
580
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
580
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
7.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1050

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
3.5
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
28
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
16
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
55
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
13
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
59
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
5.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
85.3 to 89
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.8
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.15
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
11 to 13
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15