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AWS ERNiCrMo-3 vs. C38500 Bronze

AWS ERNiCrMo-3 belongs to the nickel alloys classification, while C38500 bronze belongs to the copper alloys. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is AWS ERNiCrMo-3 and the bottom bar is C38500 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 200
100
Elongation at Break, % 34
17
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 79
37
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 870
370

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 330
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1480
890
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1430
880
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 440
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 11
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 12
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 1.3
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 1.4
31

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 80
22
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 14
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 190
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
320

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
7.0
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 23
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 28
13
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 24
14
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 2.8
40
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 25
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.4
0
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.010
0
Chromium (Cr), % 20 to 23
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.5
55 to 59
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 5.0
0 to 0.35
Lead (Pb), % 0
2.5 to 3.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Molybdenum (Mo), % 8.0 to 10
0
Nickel (Ni), % 58 to 68.9
0
Niobium (Nb), % 3.2 to 4.2
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.015
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.4
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
36.7 to 42.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5