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EN AC-51300 Aluminum vs. EN AC-46600 Aluminum

Both EN AC-51300 aluminum and EN AC-46600 aluminum are aluminum alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have a moderately high 90% 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 EN AC-46600 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
77
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 67
72
Elongation at Break, % 3.7
1.1
Fatigue Strength, MPa 78
75
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 25
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 190
180
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
490
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 640
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 600
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 910
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 100
94

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
10
Density, g/cm3 2.7
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.1
7.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 150
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1180
1080

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.1
1.7
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 87
81
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 51
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 45
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.6
8.1

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 91.4 to 95.5
85.6 to 92.4
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
1.5 to 2.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.55
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 4.5 to 6.5
0 to 0.35
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.45
0.15 to 0.65
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.55
6.0 to 8.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.15