EN 1706 Grade AC-45500 T6

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Description

Aluminium casting alloy (sand casting, permanent mould casting)

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Properties

General

PropertyValueComment

Density

2.65 - 2.7 g/cm³

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Typical for Cast 3xx.x Series Aluminium

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

80.0 - 110.0 MPa

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Elastic modulus

73.0 - 80.0 GPa

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Typical for Cast 3xx.x Series Aluminium

Hardness, Brinell

85.0 [-]

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100.0 [-]

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Poisson's ratio

0.33 [-]

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Typical for Cast 3xx.x Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

2.8 GPa

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Typical for Cast 3xx.x Series Aluminium

Tensile strength

250.0 MPa

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320.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

20 °C

2.2e-05 1/K

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100 °C

2.2e-05 1/K

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Melting point

505.0 - 770.0 °C

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Typical for Cast 3xx.x Series Aluminium

Specific heat capacity

960.0 - 963.0 J/(kg·K)

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Typical for Cast 3xx.x Series Aluminium

Thermal conductivity

150.0 - 165.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Electrical conductivity

16000000.0 - 22000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

4.54e-08 - 6.25e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Aluminium

90.58 %

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Copper

0.2 - 0.7 %

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Iron

0.25 %

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0.25 %

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Magnesium

0.2 - 0.45 %

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Manganese

0.15 %

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Silicon

6.5 - 7.5 %

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6.7 - 7.5 %

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Titanium

0.2 %

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Zinc

0.07 %

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Technological properties

Property
Anodizing

decorative: not sufficient

Corrosion properties

general: good to acceptable

General machinability

after thermal treatment: good, as cast: good

Processing methods

permanent mould casting, separately cast test sample