Aluminium / Aluminum Casting A04130 Alloy

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties


Introduction

Aluminium / Aluminum alloys are alloys having high electrical conductivity and strong corrosion resistance. These alloys tend to lose some of their strength at high temperatures ranging between 200 and 250°C (392 and 482°F). However, their strength can be increased at subzero temperatures, making them a suitable low- temperature alloy.

The following datasheet will provide more details about Aluminium / aluminum casting A04130 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of Aluminium / aluminum casting A04130 alloy.

Element Content (%)
Aluminum, Al 82.2 - 89
Silicon, Si 11 - 13
Iron, Fe 2
Copper, Cu 1
Nickel, Ni 0.50
Zinc, Zn 0.50
Manganese, Mn 0.35
Tin, Sn 0.15
Magnesium, Mg 0.10
Other, total 0.25

Physical Properties

The following table shows the physical properties of aluminum casting A04130 alloy.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.66 g/cm3 0.0961 lb/in³

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of Aluminium / aluminum casting A04130 alloy are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength, ultimate 296 MPa 42900 psi
Tensile strength, yield (@0.2%) 145 MPa 21000 psi
Fatigue strength (@# of cycles 5.00e+8, notch status unknown, R.R. Moore test) 130 MPa 18900 psi
Shear strength 170 MPa 24700 psi
Elongation at break (in 50 mm) 2.50% 2.50%
Modulus of elasticity 70-80 GPa 10153-11603 ksi
Poissons ratio 0.33 0.33
Hardness, Brinell 80 80
Machinability (0-100 Scale (100=best)) 30 30

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of Aluminium / aluminum casting A04130 alloy are given in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Thermal expansion co-efficient 20.4 µm/m°C 11.3 µin/in°F
Thermal conductivity 121 W/mK 840 BTU in/hr.ft².°F

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