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AWS ERNiCrFe-6 vs. ASTM Grade LCC Steel

AWS ERNiCrFe-6 belongs to the nickel alloys classification, while ASTM grade LCC steel belongs to the iron alloys. There are 24 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 ERNiCrFe-6 and the bottom bar is ASTM grade LCC steel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 190
190
Elongation at Break, % 34
25
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 74
72
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 630
570

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 310
250
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1370
1450
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1320
1410
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 460
470
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 13
49
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 13
13

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 1.4
7.3
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 1.5
8.4

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 55
1.8
Density, g/cm3 8.4
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 9.8
1.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 140
18
Embodied Water, L/kg 260
45

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 23
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 21
20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 3.3
13
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 19
17

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.25
Chromium (Cr), % 14 to 17
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.5
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 8.0
96.9 to 100
Manganese (Mn), % 2.0 to 2.7
0 to 1.2
Nickel (Ni), % 67 to 81.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.040
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.6
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.015
0 to 0.045
Titanium (Ti), % 2.5 to 3.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0