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AWS ERNiCrMo-3 vs. C85400 Brass

AWS ERNiCrMo-3 belongs to the nickel alloys classification, while C85400 brass 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 C85400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 200
100
Elongation at Break, % 34
23
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 79
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 870
220

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 330
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1480
940
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1430
940
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 440
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 11
89
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 12
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 1.3
20
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 1.4
22

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 80
25
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 14
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 190
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
330

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
7.0
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 23
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 28
7.5
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 24
9.9
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 2.8
28
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 25
7.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.35
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.010
0
Chromium (Cr), % 20 to 23
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.5
65 to 70
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 5.0
0 to 0.7
Lead (Pb), % 0
1.5 to 3.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Molybdenum (Mo), % 8.0 to 10
0
Nickel (Ni), % 58 to 68.9
0 to 1.0
Niobium (Nb), % 3.2 to 4.2
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.050
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.015
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.5 to 1.5
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.4
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
24 to 32
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.1