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AWS BAg-34 vs. Reactor Grade Zirconium

Both AWS BAg-34 and reactor grade zirconium are otherwise unclassified metals. There are 13 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (12, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is AWS BAg-34 and the bottom bar is reactor grade zirconium.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 89
98
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 34
37
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 170
330

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 140
250
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 330
270
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
5.9

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 8.8
6.5

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 5.6
8.4
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 17
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 5.4
14
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 7.7
16
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.5
41

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 31 to 33
0
Silver (Ag), % 37 to 39
0
Tin (Sn), % 1.5 to 2.5
0
Zinc (Zn), % 26 to 30
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
99.7 to 100
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.27