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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 8090 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 8090 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately 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 8090 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
67
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
3.5 to 13
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
91 to 140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
340 to 490
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
210 to 420

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
600
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
960
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
95 to 160
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
20
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
66

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
18
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
170
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
16 to 41
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
340 to 1330
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
34 to 49
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
39 to 50
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
36 to 60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
15 to 22

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
93 to 98.4
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
1.0 to 1.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.3
Lithium (Li), % 0
2.2 to 2.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.6 to 1.3
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.040 to 0.16
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15