Aluminium - The Resource

Material: Aluminium - The Resource
Composition: 99.5Al
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.01 0.011 m3/kmol 610.237 671.261 in3/kmol
Density 2.67 2.73 Mg/m3 166.683 170.428 lb/ft3
Energy Content 235 335 MJ/kg 25459.6 36293.5 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 63 83 GPa 9.13737 12.0381 106 psi
Compressive Strength 28.5 31.5 MPa 4.13358 4.56869 ksi
Ductility 0.37 0.43 0.37 0.43 NULL
Elastic Limit 28.5 31.5 MPa 4.13358 4.56869 ksi
Endurance Limit 21 23 MPa 3.04579 3.33587 ksi
Fracture Toughness 30 35 MPa.m1/2 27.3014 31.8516 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 245 255 MPa 35.5343 36.9846 ksi
Loss Coefficient 0.0001 0.002 0.0001 0.002 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 28.5 31.5 MPa 4.13358 4.56869 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.32 0.36 0.32 0.36 NULL
Shear Modulus 25 27 GPa 3.62594 3.91602 106 psi
Tensile Strength 76 84 MPa 11.0229 12.1832 ksi
Young's Modulus 69 72 GPa 10.0076 10.4427 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 384 393 kJ/kg 165.089 168.959 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 400 450 K 260.33 350.33 °F
Melting Point 916 930 K 1189.13 1214.33 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 K -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 944 982 J/kg.K 0.730522 0.759929 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 205 213 W/m.K 383.767 398.743 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 22.2 23.4 10-6/K 39.96 42.12 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 3 3.1 10-8 ohm.m 3 3.1 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
  Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 4
Fresh Water 5
Organic Solvents 5
Oxidation at 500C 1
Sea Water 4
Strong Acid 5
Strong Alkalis 2
UV 5
Wear 3
Weak Acid 5
Weak Alkalis 4