AA 2024 T8

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Description

Aluminum AA 2024, known for its use in aircraft industry, is an alloy that offers excellent strength. When in the annealed condition it is readily formed and has good machinability. Though it has a relatively low level of corrosion resistance, it can be machined to a high finish.

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Properties

General

PropertyValueCondition

Density

3.0 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionComment

Elastic modulus

73.0 GPa

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Elongation

5.0 %

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Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

22.0 - 35.0 MPa·√m

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Typical for Wrought 2000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

0.33 [-]

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Shear modulus

26.0 - 27.5 GPa

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Tensile strength

530.0 MPa

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Yield strength

450.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValueCondition

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.3e-05 1/K

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Melting point

500.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

870.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

120.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueComment

Electrical conductivity

18000000.0 - 30000000.0 S/m

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Typical for Wrought 2000 Series Aluminium

Electrical resistivity

3.4e-08 - 6e-08 Ω·m

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Typical for Wrought 2000 Series Aluminium

Chemical properties

PropertyValueCondition

Aluminium

90.7 - 94.7 %

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Chromium

0.1 %

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Copper

3.8 - 4.9 %

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Iron

0.5 %

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Magnesium

1.2 - 1.8 %

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Manganese

0.3 - 0.9 %

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Other

0.15 %

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Silicon

0.5 %

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Titanium

0.15 %

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Zinc

0.25 %

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Zirconium

0.2 %

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Technological properties

Property
Workability

Moderate Workability