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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5050 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5050 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 96% 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 5050 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
36 to 68
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
1.7 to 22
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
45 to 100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
140 to 250
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
50 to 210

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
630
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
190
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
50
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
170

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
8.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1190

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
4.1 to 24
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
18 to 330
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
15 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
22 to 33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
79
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
6.3 to 11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
96.3 to 98.9
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
1.1 to 1.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.4
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15