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AWS ER80S-B3L vs. AWS BNi-5a

AWS ER80S-B3L belongs to the iron alloys classification, while AWS BNi-5a belongs to the nickel alloys. There are 19 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (10, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is AWS ER80S-B3L and the bottom bar is AWS BNi-5a.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 190
190
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 74
72
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 630
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 260
420
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1460
1150
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1420
1070
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 470
500
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 13
12

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 4.1
55
Density, g/cm3 7.8
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 1.8
9.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 23
130
Embodied Water, L/kg 60
260

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 24
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 22
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 21
17
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 18
15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.050
Boron (B), % 0
1.0 to 1.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1
Chromium (Cr), % 2.3 to 2.7
18.5 to 19.5
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.35
0
Iron (Fe), % 93.6 to 96
0 to 0.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.4 to 0.7
0
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0.9 to 1.2
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.2
70.1 to 73.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.025
0 to 0.020
Selenium (Se), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Silicon (Si), % 0.4 to 0.7
7.0 to 7.5
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.025
0 to 0.020
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.050
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5