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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5449 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5449 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 96% 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 5449 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
69
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
4.0 to 17
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
78 to 120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
210 to 330
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
91 to 260

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
12 to 29
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
60 to 480
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
22 to 33
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
29 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
9.4 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
94.1 to 97.8
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.3
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
1.6 to 2.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.6 to 1.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.4
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.3
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15