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AA 5457
Category Aluminum Alloy
Class Wrought

Composition
ElementWeight %
Al  98.7 
Mn  0.3 
Mg  1.0 

Mechanical Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Density (×1000 kg/m3) 2.6-2.8 25  
Poisson's Ratio 0.33 25  
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 70-80 25  
Tensile Strength (Mpa) 180  25  H25  more
Yield Strength (Mpa) 160 
Elongation (%) 12 
Reduction in Area (%)  
Hardness (HB500) 48  25  H25 more
Shear Strength (MPa) 110  25  H25  more

Thermal Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-K) 177  25  All 

Electric Properties
Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Electric Resistivity (10-9W-m) 38  25  All 
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