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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5088 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5088 aluminum are aluminum alloys. Their average alloy composition is basically identical. 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 5088 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
29
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
180
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
310
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
150

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
98

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
9.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
76
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
170
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
92.4 to 94.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.15
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0.1 to 0.35
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
4.7 to 5.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.2 to 0.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0.2 to 0.4
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15