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C23000 Brass vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C23000 brass and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 78% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C23000 brass and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 2.9 to 47
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 280 to 590
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 83 to 480
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1030
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 160
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 37
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 39
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 28
23
Density, g/cm3 8.6
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 43
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 6.2 to 260
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 31 to 1040
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.9 to 19
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 11 to 18
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 48
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.4 to 20
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 84 to 86
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.050
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 13.7 to 16
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.2
0 to 1.0