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Aluminum A356.

0-T6, Sand Cast


Categories:

Metal; Nonferrous Metal; Aluminum Alloy; Aluminum Casting Alloy

Material Notes: Data points with the AA note have been provided by the Aluminum Association, Inc. and are NOT FOR DESIGN.
Composition Notes:
Composition information provided by the Aluminum Association and is not for design.
Key Words:

Aluminium A356.0-T6; UNS A13560; AAA356.0-T6

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Physical Properties
Density

Mechanical Properties
Hardness,Brinell
Hardness,Knoop
Hardness,RockwellA
Hardness,RockwellB
Hardness,Vickers
TensileStrength,Ultimate
TensileStrength,Yield
ElongationatBreak
ModulusofElasticity
PoissonsRatio
Machinability
ShearModulus
ShearStrength

Electrical Properties
ElectricalResistivity

Thermal Properties
HeatofFusion
CTE, linear

SpecificHeatCapacity
ThermalConductivity
MeltingPoint
Solidus
Liquidus

Processing Properties
MeltTemperature
SolutionTemperature
AgingTemperature
CastingTemperature

Component Elements Properties


Aluminum,Al
Copper,Cu
Iron,Fe
Magnesium,Mg
Manganese,Mn
Other,each
Other,total
Silicon,Si
Titanium,Ti
Zinc,Zn

Metric
2.67 g/cc

English
0.0965 lb/in

Comments

Metric
70.0 - 105
112
37
55
99
>= 234 MPa
>= 165 MPa
>= 3.50 %
72.4 GPa

English
70.0 - 105
112
37
55
99
>= 34000 psi
>= 24000 psi
>= 3.50 %
10500 ksi

Comments
AA; Typical; 500 g load; 10 mm ball
Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
Estimated from Brinell Hardness.
AA
AA; 0.2% Offset
AA; in 2 in. (50 mm) or 4D
In Tension; elastic modulus in compression is typically about 2%
higher for aluminum alloys.

0.330
50 %
27.2 GPa
143 MPa

0.330
50 %
3950 ksi
20700 psi

Metric
0.00000440 ohm-cm

English
0.00000440 ohm-cm

Comments

Metric
389 J/g
21.4 m/m-C

English
167 BTU/lb
11.9 in/in-F

Comments

@Temperature 20.0 - 100C

@Temperature 68.0 - 212F

23.2 m/m-C

12.9 in/in-F

@Temperature 20.0 - 300C

@Temperature 68.0 - 572F

0.963 J/g-C
151 W/m-K
557 - 613C
557C
613C

0.230 BTU/lb-F
1050 BTU-in/hr-ft-F
1030 - 1140F
1030F
1140F

Metric
677 - 816C
535 - 540.6C
152 - 157C
677 - 788C
Metric
91.1 - 93.3 %
<= 0.20 %
<= 0.20 %
0.25 - 0.45 %
<= 0.10 %
<= 0.050 %
<= 0.15 %
6.50 - 7.50 %
<= 0.20 %
<= 0.10 %

0-100 Scale (100=best)


Calculated

English
Comments
1250 - 1500F
995 - 1005F
holdattemperaturefor12hrcoolinwaterat150to212F
305 - 315F hold at temperature 2 - 5 hrs; start with solution heat-treated material
1250 - 1450F
English
91.1 - 93.3 %
<= 0.20 %
<= 0.20 %
0.25 - 0.45 %
<= 0.10 %
<= 0.050 %
<= 0.15 %
6.50 - 7.50 %
<= 0.20 %
<= 0.10 %

Comments
As remainder

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