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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. A390.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and A390.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have 79% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is A390.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
110 to 140
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
75
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
0.87 to 0.91
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
70 to 100
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
28
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
190 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
190 to 290

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
640
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
580
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
480
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
20
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
67

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
7.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
950

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
1.6 to 2.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
240 to 580
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
52
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
19 to 30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
27 to 36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
9.0 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
75.3 to 79.6
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.45 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
16 to 18
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2