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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. 851.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and 851.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 90% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 25 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is 851.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
69
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
3.9 to 9.1
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
130 to 140

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
410
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
360
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
850
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
180
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
46
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
14
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1140

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
12 to 13
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
19 to 20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
69
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
6.1 to 6.3

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
86.6 to 91.5
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
0.7 to 1.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.7
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.3 to 0.7
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
2.0 to 3.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
5.5 to 7.0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.3