MakeItFrom.com
Menu (ESC)

EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5082 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5082 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 99% 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 5082 aluminum.

Metric UnitsUS Customary Units

Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
67
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
1.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
110 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
380 to 400
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
300 to 340

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
110

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

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
4.0 to 4.3
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
670 to 870
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
39 to 41
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
43 to 45
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
17 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
93.5 to 96
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.15
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
4.0 to 5.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.15
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15