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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5254 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5254 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 98% 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 5254 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
3.4 to 22
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
110 to 160
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
240 to 350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
100 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
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
8.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
11 to 41
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
73 to 550
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
25 to 37
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
32 to 41
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
52
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
10 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
94.4 to 96.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.050
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.45
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
3.1 to 3.9
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.010
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.45
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15