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5005-O Aluminum

5005-O aluminum is a type of 5005 aluminum. It is furnished in the annealed (O) condition. It has the highest ductility compared to the other variants of 5005 aluminum. The graph bars on the material properties cards below compare 5005-O aluminum to: 5000-series alloys (top), all aluminum alloys (middle), and the entire database (bottom). The length of each bar shows the given value as a % of the largest value in the relevant set.

Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness

28

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus

68 GPa 9.9 x 106 psi

Elongation at Break

23 %

Fatigue Strength

45 MPa 6.6 x 103 psi

Poisson's Ratio

0.33

Shear Modulus

26 GPa 3.7 x 106 psi

Shear Strength

75 MPa 11 x 103 psi

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

120 MPa 18 x 103 psi

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)

41 MPa 5.9 x 103 psi

Thermal Properties

Melting Completion (Liquidus)

650 °C 1210 °F

Melting Onset (Solidus)

630 °C 1170 °F

Specific Heat Capacity

900 J/kg-K 0.22 BTU/lb-°F

Thermal Conductivity

200 W/m-K 120 BTU/h-ft-°F

Thermal Expansion

24 µm/m-K

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume

52 % IACS

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific)

170 % IACS

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price

9.4 % relative

Calomel Potential

-740 mV

Density

2.7 g/cm3 170 lb/ft3

Embodied Carbon

8.3 kg CO2/kg material

Embodied Energy

150 MJ/kg 66 x 103 BTU/lb

Embodied Water

1190 L/kg 140 gal/lb

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work)

22 MJ/m3

Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience)

12 kJ/m3

Stiffness to Weight: Axial

14 points

Stiffness to Weight: Bending

50 points

Strength to Weight: Axial

12 points

Strength to Weight: Bending

20 points

Thermal Diffusivity

82 m2/s

Thermal Shock Resistance

5.4 points

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al) 97 to 99.5
Magnesium (Mg) 0.5 to 1.1
Iron (Fe) 0 to 0.7
Silicon (Si) 0 to 0.3
Zinc (Zn) 0 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn) 0 to 0.2
Copper (Cu) 0 to 0.2
Chromium (Cr) 0 to 0.1
Residuals 0 to 0.15

All values are % weight. Ranges represent what is permitted under applicable standards.

Followup Questions

Further Reading

ASTM B483: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Tube and Pipe for General Purpose Applications

ASTM B210: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Seamless Tubes

EN 754-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Cold drawn rod/bar and tube. Mechanical properties

ASTM B209: Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate

EN 755-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles. Mechanical properties

EN 485-2: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Sheet, strip and plate. Mechanical properties

Aluminum Standards and Data, Aluminum Association Inc., 2013

ASM Specialty Handbook: Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys, J. R. Davis (editor), 1993

ISO 6361-2: Wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys - Sheets, strips and plates - Part 2: Mechanical properties

EN 573-3: Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Chemical composition and form of wrought products. Chemical composition and form of products