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Titanium 6-5-0.5 vs. 7010 Aluminum

Titanium 6-5-0.5 belongs to the titanium alloys classification, while 7010 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 30 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 titanium 6-5-0.5 and the bottom bar is 7010 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 100
70
Elongation at Break, % 6.7
3.9 to 6.8
Fatigue Strength, MPa 530
160 to 190
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 40
26
Shear Strength, MPa 630
300 to 340
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1080
520 to 590
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 990
410 to 540

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 410
380
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 300
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1610
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1560
480
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 550
860
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 4.2
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 9.4
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 1.0
40
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 2.1
120

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 41
10
Density, g/cm3 4.5
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 33
8.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 540
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 180
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 71
22 to 33
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 4630
1230 to 2130
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 35
45
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 67
47 to 54
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 52
47 to 52
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 1.7
58
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 79
22 to 26

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.7 to 6.3
87.9 to 90.6
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.080
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.050
Copper (Cu), % 0
1.5 to 2.0
Hydrogen (H), % 0 to 0.015
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
2.1 to 2.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0
0 to 0.1
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0.25 to 0.75
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.050
Nitrogen (N), % 0 to 0.050
0
Oxygen (O), % 0 to 0.19
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.12
Titanium (Ti), % 85.6 to 90.1
0 to 0.060
Zinc (Zn), % 0
5.7 to 6.7
Zirconium (Zr), % 4.0 to 6.0
0.1 to 0.16
Residuals, % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.15