Materials Design Center Processes Unit Conversion Formulas Mathematics
 Calculators Discussion Forum Trade Publications Directory Service
Injection Molding Design Guide

Guide for high quality and cost-effective plastic injection molding.

Mechanical Engineers Outlook

Guide for those interested in becoming a mechanical engineer. Includes qualifications, pay, and job duties.

STEM Career Outlook

Wages, employment opportunities, and growth projections for STEM jobs.

3D Scanners

A white paper to assist in the evaluation of 3D scanning hardware solutions.

more free publications
Glossary » Materials » Alloys » Aluminum Alloy » Cast » 850.0
850.0 is categorized as Cast Aluminum Alloy. It is composed of (in weight percentage) 91.80% Aluminum (Al), 1.00% Copper (Cu), 6.2% Tin (Sn), and 1.0% Nickel (Ni). It is usually used in sand casting and permanent mold casting.
Aluminum is a silverish white metal that has a strong resistance to corrosion and like gold, is rather malleable. It is a relatively light metal compared to metals such as steel, nickel, brass, and copper with a specific gravity of 2.7. Aluminum is easily machinable and can have a wide variety of surface finishes. It also has good electrical and thermal conductivities and is highly reflective to heat and light.

The typical elastic modulus of aluminum alloys at room temperature (25°C) ranges from 70 to 79 GPa. The typical density of aluminum alloys ranges from 2.6 to 2.8 g/cm3. The typical tensile strength varies between 230 and 570 MPa. The wide range of ultimate tensile strength is largely due to different heat treatment conditions.

Other common Cast Aluminum Alloys include 201.0, 206.0, A206.0, 208.0, 242.0, 295.0, 296.0, 308.0, 319.0, 336.0, 354.0, 355.0, C355.0, 356.0, A356.0, 357.0, A357.0, 359.0, 360.0, A360.0, 380.0, A380.0, 383.0, 384.0, A384.0, 390.0, A390.0, 413.0, A413.0, 443.0, A443.0, B443.0, C443.0, 514.0, 518.0, 520.0, 535.0, A535.0, B535.0, 712.0, 713.0, and 771.0.
Related Pages
Injection Molding Design Guide

Guide for high quality and cost-effective plastic injection molding.

Mechanical Engineers Outlook

Guide for those interested in becoming a mechanical engineer. Includes qualifications, pay, and job duties.

STEM Career Outlook

Wages, employment opportunities, and growth projections for STEM jobs.

3D Scanners

A white paper to assist in the evaluation of 3D scanning hardware solutions.