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EN-MC65210 Magnesium vs. 1350 Aluminum

EN-MC65210 magnesium belongs to the magnesium alloys classification, while 1350 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN-MC65210 magnesium and the bottom bar is 1350 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 80
20 to 45
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 44
68
Elongation at Break, % 2.8
1.4 to 30
Fatigue Strength, MPa 110
24 to 50
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 17
26
Shear Strength, MPa 150
44 to 110
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 270
68 to 190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
25 to 170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 340
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 610
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
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 25
61 to 62
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 110
200 to 210

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 2.0
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 27
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 220
160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.9
0.77 to 54
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 450
4.4 to 200
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 12
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 59
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 38
7.0 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 47
14 to 27
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
96
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 17
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), % 92.6 to 95.6
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
Silver (Ag), % 2.0 to 3.0
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.020
Unspecified Rare Earths, % 2.0 to 3.0
0
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.020
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Zirconium (Zr), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.1