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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 6182 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 6182 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a very high 95% 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 6182 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
70
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
6.8 to 13
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
63 to 99
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
230 to 320
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
130 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
160
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
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1170

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
21 to 26
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
110 to 520
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
23 to 32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
30 to 38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
65
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
10 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
95 to 97.9
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.7 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.5 to 1.0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0.9 to 1.3
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.050 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15