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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5026 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5026 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 97% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 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 5026 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
70
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
5.1 to 11
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
94 to 140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
260 to 320
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
120 to 250

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
510
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
31
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
99

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
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
15 to 29
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
100 to 440
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
49
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
26 to 32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
33 to 37
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
52
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
11 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
88.2 to 94.7
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.3
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0.1 to 0.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0.2 to 1.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
3.9 to 4.9
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.6 to 1.8
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0.55 to 1.4
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.3
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15