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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 7050 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 7050 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% 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 7050 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
70
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
2.2 to 12
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
130 to 210
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
490 to 570
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
390 to 500

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
370
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
490
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
860
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
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
10 to 55
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
1110 to 1760
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
45 to 51
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
45 to 50
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
21 to 25

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
87.3 to 92.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.040
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
2.0 to 2.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
1.9 to 2.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.12
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.060
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
5.7 to 6.7
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.080 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15