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C38000 Brass vs. C75700 Nickel Silver

Both C38000 brass and C75700 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 80% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 27 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C38000 brass and the bottom bar is C75700 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 100
120
Elongation at Break, % 17
3.2 to 22
Poisson's Ratio 0.31
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 39
45
Shear Strength, MPa 230
350 to 370
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 380
590 to 610
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 120
470 to 580

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 170
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 110
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 800
1040
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 760
990
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
40
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
16

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 22
30
Density, g/cm3 8.0
8.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.7
3.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 46
56
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 50
19 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 74
930 to 1410
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.1
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13
19 to 20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14
19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 37
12
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13
22 to 23

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 55 to 60
63.5 to 66.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.35
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 1.5 to 2.5
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
11 to 13
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.3
0
Zinc (Zn), % 35.9 to 43.5
19.2 to 25.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5