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AWS ERNiCrMo-3 vs. C87500 Brass

AWS ERNiCrMo-3 belongs to the nickel alloys classification, while C87500 brass belongs to the copper alloys. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is AWS ERNiCrMo-3 and the bottom bar is C87500 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 200
110
Elongation at Break, % 34
18
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 79
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 870
460

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 330
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1480
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1430
820
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 440
410
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 11
28
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 12
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 1.3
6.7
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 1.4
7.3

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 80
27
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 14
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 190
44
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
300

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
7.4
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 23
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 28
16
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 24
16
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 2.8
8.3
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 25
17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.010
0
Chromium (Cr), % 20 to 23
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.5
79 to 85
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 5.0
0
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.5
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
3.0 to 5.0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.015
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0 to 0.4
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
12 to 16
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5