Aluminum 8176 Alloy (UNS A98176)

Topics Covered

Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties


Aluminium / aluminum is a white metal with a silverish luster. It is non-magnetic, recyclable, and ductile, and does not ignite easily.

Aluminium / aluminum 8176 alloy is a non-heat treatable wrought alloy. The following datasheet will provide more details about aluminium / aluminum 8176 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of aluminium / aluminum 8176 alloy.

Element Content (%)
Aluminum, Al ≤ 98.5
Iron, Fe 0.40 - 1
Zinc, Zn ≤ 0.10
Silicon, Si 0.030 - 0.15
Gallium, Ga ≤ 0.030
Other (each) ≤ 0.050
Other (total) ≤ 0.15

Physical Properties

The physical properties of aluminium / aluminum 8176 alloy are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.71 g/cm³ 0.0979 lb/in³
Melting point 643 - 657.2°C 1190 - 1215 °F

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of aluminium / aluminum 8176 alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength 117 MPa 17000 psi
Yield strength 96.5 MPa 14000 psi
Elongation at break (@thickness 1.59 mm/0.0625in) 15% 15%
Elastic modulus 68.9 GPa 10000 ksi
Shear strength 68.9 MPa 10000 psi

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of aluminium / aluminum 8176 alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Thermal expansion co-efficient (@20-100°C/68-212°F) 23.6 µm/m°C 13.1 µin/in°F
Thermal conductivity 231 W/mK 1600 BTU in/hr.ft².°F


Aluminium / aluminum 8176 alloy is used in building wire and service cables.

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