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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 6066 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 6066 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 6066 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
70
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
7.8 to 17
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
94 to 130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
160 to 400
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
93 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
40
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
130

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
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
23 to 52
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
61 to 920
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
49
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
16 to 39
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
23 to 43
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
61
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
6.9 to 17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
93 to 97
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.4
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0.7 to 1.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.8 to 1.4
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.6 to 1.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0.9 to 1.8
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15