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AWS BAu-1 vs. 85-silver 15-nickel

Both AWS BAu-1 and 85-silver 15-nickel are otherwise unclassified metals. There are 15 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is AWS BAu-1 and the bottom bar is 85-silver 15-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
88
Poisson's Ratio 0.37
0.36
Shear Modulus, GPa 40
32
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 210
260 to 470

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 150
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
870
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
960
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 290
270
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 13
10

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 4.7
4.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 12
14
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 4.5
7.1 to 13
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 6.1
8.9 to 13
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 8.5
12 to 21

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 61.9 to 63
0
Gold (Au), % 37 to 38
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
13.8 to 16
Silver (Ag), % 0
84 to 86
Residuals, % 0 to 0.15
0 to 0.2