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AWS BAg-21 vs. ASTM B563 Pd-Ag-Cu

Both AWS BAg-21 and ASTM B563 Pd-Ag-Cu are otherwise unclassified metals. They have 55% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 15 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 AWS BAg-21 and the bottom bar is ASTM B563 Pd-Ag-Cu.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 85
100
Poisson's Ratio 0.36
0.37
Shear Modulus, GPa 31
37
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150
760 to 1170

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 140
150
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 800
1180
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 690
1030
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 280
260
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
14

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 9.8
11

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 4.8
5.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 15
14
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 4.2
19 to 30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 6.4
17 to 22
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.6
39 to 61

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 27.5 to 29.5
15.5 to 16.5
Nickel (Ni), % 2.0 to 3.0
0.8 to 1.2
Palladium (Pd), % 0
43 to 45
Platinum (Pt), % 0
0.8 to 1.2
Silver (Ag), % 62 to 64
37 to 39
Tin (Sn), % 5.0 to 7.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.4