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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5457 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5457 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately 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 (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 5457 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
32 to 55
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
6.0 to 22
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
55 to 98
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
130 to 210
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
50 to 190

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
630
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
180
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
46
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
150

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
8.4
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
18 to 250
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
13 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
21 to 28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
72
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
5.7 to 9.0

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
97.8 to 99.05
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.8 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.15 to 0.45
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