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ASTM B628 Ag-Cu vs. AWS ERNiFeCr-2

ASTM B628 Ag-Cu belongs to the otherwise unclassified metals classification, while AWS ERNiFeCr-2 belongs to the nickel alloys. There are 18 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (7, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is ASTM B628 Ag-Cu and the bottom bar is AWS ERNiFeCr-2.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 83
190
Elongation at Break, % 1.1 to 17
28
Poisson's Ratio 0.36
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 31
75
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350 to 760
1300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 140
310
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 780
1460
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 780
1410
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 280
450
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
13

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 84
1.4
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 75
1.5

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 10
8.3

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 4.6
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 14
23
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 9.5 to 21
43
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 11 to 18
32
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 16 to 34
38

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0.2 to 0.8
Boron (B), % 0
0 to 0.0030
Cadmium (Cd), % 0 to 0.050
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.080
Chromium (Cr), % 0
17 to 21
Copper (Cu), % 26.6 to 29
0 to 0.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.050
11.6 to 24.6
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.030
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0
0 to 0.35
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0
2.8 to 3.3
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.010
50 to 55
Niobium (Nb), % 0
4.8 to 5.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.015
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.35
Silver (Ag), % 71 to 73
0
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.015
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.65 to 1.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.060
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.21
0 to 0.5