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AA 5456
Category Aluminum Alloy
Class Wrought

Composition
ElementWeight %
Al  93.9 
Mn  0.8 
Mg  5.1 
Cr  0.12 

Mechanical Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Density (×1000 kg/m3) 2.66 25  
Poisson's Ratio 0.33 25  
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 70-80 25  
Tensile Strength (Mpa) 325  25  H111  more
Yield Strength (Mpa) 230 
Elongation (%)  
Reduction in Area (%)  
Hardness (HB500) 90  25  H116 more
Shear Strength (MPa) 205  25  H321  

Thermal Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Thermal Expansion (10-6/ºC) 23.9  20-100  
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-K) 116  25  All 

Electric Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Electric Resistivity (10-9W-m) 60  25  All 
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