Comparison of Grade 5 & 8 Steel vs 7075 Aluminum vs Grade 5 Titanium
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOURTYFOUR HARDNESS TESTS
29% stronger and nearly 50% lighter than steel lug nuts.
YOU SHOULD NOT BE USING ALUMINIUM! 
Just look at the hairline fractures in aluminium!

 

Alloy Steel GR5 (commonly used on automobiles for lug nut and lug bolt applications)

  • Yield Strength: 92,000psi

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 120,000psi

  • Shear Strength: 72,000psi

  • Density: .284 lb/in^3

 

Aluminum 7075 (used on various automobiles for lug nut and lug bolt applications):

  • Yield Strength: 73,000psi or 503Mpa

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 83,000psi  or 572Mpa

  • Shear Strength: 48,000psi or 331Mpa

  • Density: .102 lb/in^3 or 2.82kg/cm^3
 

Titanium GR5 (Ti-6Al-4V) Used in FourtyFour V2 Lugs:

  • Yield Strength: 128,000psi or 880MPa

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 138,000psi or 950MPa

  • Shear Strength: 79,800psi or 550MPa

  • Density: .160 lb/in^3 or 4.43kg/cm^3