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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5383 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5383 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 99% 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 5383 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
85 to 110
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
6.7 to 15
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
130 to 200
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
310 to 370
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
150 to 310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
540
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
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
97

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
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1170

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
23 to 40
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
170 to 690
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
32 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
38 to 42
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
14 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
92 to 95.3
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
4.0 to 5.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.7 to 1.0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.25
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.4
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15