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C26200 Brass vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C26200 brass and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 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 C26200 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, % 3.0 to 180
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.31
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 41
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 330 to 770
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110 to 490
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 180
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 140
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 950
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 920
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 120
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 31
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 25
23
Density, g/cm3 8.2
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.7
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 45
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 320
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 160
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 62 to 1110
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11 to 26
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 13 to 23
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 38
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 11 to 26
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 67 to 70
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.050
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.070
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), % 29.6 to 33
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.3
0 to 1.0