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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. C355.0 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and C355.0 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 94% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN AC-51300 aluminum and the bottom bar is C355.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
86 to 90
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
70
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
2.7 to 3.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
76 to 84
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
290 to 310
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
200 to 230

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
570
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
39
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
130

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
9.5
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
7.5 to 9.8
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
290 to 380
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
30 to 32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
36 to 37
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
13 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
91.7 to 94.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
1.0 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.2
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0.4 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
4.5 to 5.5
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 0.15