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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 5652 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 5652 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 97% 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 5652 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
47 to 77
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
6.8 to 25
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
60 to 140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
190 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
74 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
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
35
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
8.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1190

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
12 to 39
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
40 to 480
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
20 to 30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
27 to 36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
57
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
8.4 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
95.8 to 97.7
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.040
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.4
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
2.2 to 2.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.010
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.4
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15