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Grade 24 Titanium vs. Sintered 6061 Aluminum

Grade 24 titanium belongs to the titanium alloys classification, while sintered 6061 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 28 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 grade 24 titanium and the bottom bar is sintered 6061 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
68
Elongation at Break, % 11
0.5 to 6.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 550
32 to 62
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 40
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1010
83 to 210
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 940
62 to 190

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 340
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1610
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1560
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 560
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 7.1
200
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 9.6
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 1.0
52
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 2.0
170

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 4.5
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 43
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 710
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
1180

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 110
0.68 to 7.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 4160
28 to 280
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 35
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 63
8.6 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 50
16 to 29
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 2.9
81
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 72
3.8 to 9.4

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.5 to 6.8
96 to 99.4
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.080
0
Copper (Cu), % 0
0 to 0.5
Hydrogen (H), % 0 to 0.015
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.4 to 1.2
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
0.2 to 0.8
Titanium (Ti), % 87.5 to 91
0
Vanadium (V), % 3.5 to 4.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.4
0 to 1.5