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Grade 24 Titanium vs. A242.0 Aluminum

Grade 24 titanium belongs to the titanium alloys classification, while A242.0 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (8, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is grade 24 titanium and the bottom bar is A242.0 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
73
Elongation at Break, % 11
1.6
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 40
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1010
220

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 340
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1610
680
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1560
550
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 560
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 7.1
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 9.6
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 1.0
37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 2.0
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 4.5
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 43
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 710
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
1130

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 35
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 63
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 50
26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 2.9
52
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 72
9.3

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.5 to 6.8
89.3 to 93.1
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.080
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.15 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 0
3.7 to 4.5
Hydrogen (H), % 0 to 0.015
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.8
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
1.2 to 1.7
Manganese (Mn), % 0
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0
1.8 to 2.3
Nitrogen (N), % 0 to 0.050
0
Oxygen (O), % 0 to 0.2
0
Palladium (Pd), % 0.040 to 0.080
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.6
Titanium (Ti), % 87.5 to 91
0.070 to 0.2
Vanadium (V), % 3.5 to 4.5
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.15