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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 520.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 520.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 95% 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 520.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
66
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
14
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
55
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
330
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
480
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
87
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
25

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
21
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
72

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
9.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1170

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
39
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
230
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
52
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
35
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
41
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
37
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
87.9 to 90.5
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.3
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
9.5 to 10.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.15
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.25
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15