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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5252 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5252 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 (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is 5252 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
68 to 75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
4.5 to 11
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
100 to 110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
230 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
170 to 240

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
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
120

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
8.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1190

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
12 to 23
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
210 to 430
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
23 to 30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
31 to 36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
57
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
10 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
96.6 to 97.8
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
2.2 to 2.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.080
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.1