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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. A242.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and A242.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is A242.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
73
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
1.6
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
220

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
680
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
12
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1130

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
52
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
9.3

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
89.3 to 93.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.15 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
3.7 to 4.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.8
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
1.2 to 1.7
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
1.8 to 2.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.6
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0.070 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15