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EN-MC65210 Magnesium vs. C89320 Bronze

EN-MC65210 magnesium belongs to the magnesium alloys classification, while C89320 bronze belongs to the copper alloys. There are 26 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown. Please note that the two materials have significantly dissimilar densities. This means that additional care is required when interpreting the data, because some material properties are based on units of mass, while others are based on units of area or volume.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN-MC65210 magnesium and the bottom bar is C89320 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 44
110
Elongation at Break, % 2.8
17
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 17
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 270
270
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 200
140

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 340
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 610
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
930
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 970
360
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
56
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 26
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 25
15
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 110
15

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 2.0
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 27
3.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 220
56

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.9
38
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 450
93
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 12
6.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 59
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 38
8.5
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 47
10
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 58
17
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 17
10

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.35
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
4.0 to 6.0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.030
87 to 91
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0
0 to 0.090
Magnesium (Mg), % 92.6 to 95.6
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.15
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.0050
Silver (Ag), % 2.0 to 3.0
0
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 0
5.0 to 7.0
Unspecified Rare Earths, % 2.0 to 3.0
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 1.0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.5