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EN-MC35110 Magnesium vs. 1350 Aluminum

EN-MC35110 magnesium belongs to the magnesium alloys classification, while 1350 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 31 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-MC35110 magnesium and the bottom bar is 1350 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 63
20 to 45
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 45
68
Elongation at Break, % 3.1
1.4 to 30
Fatigue Strength, MPa 110
24 to 50
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 18
26
Shear Strength, MPa 130
44 to 110
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 230
68 to 190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 150
25 to 170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 330
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 140
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 600
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 520
650
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 970
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
230
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 26
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 27
61 to 62
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 130
200 to 210

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 18
9.5
Density, g/cm3 1.9
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 24
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 170
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 940
1200

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.3
0.77 to 54
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 260
4.4 to 200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 63
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 34
7.0 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 44
14 to 27
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 61
96
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 14
3.0 to 8.2

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
99.5 to 100
Boron (B), % 0
0 to 0.050
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.010
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.050
Gallium (Ga), % 0
0 to 0.030
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.4
Magnesium (Mg), % 92 to 95.4
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.010
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.0050
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.1
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.020
Unspecified Rare Earths, % 0.75 to 1.8
0
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.020
Zinc (Zn), % 3.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.050
Zirconium (Zr), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.1