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C42200 Brass vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C42200 brass and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 74% 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 C42200 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, % 2.0 to 46
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 300 to 610
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 100 to 570
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1020
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 130
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 31
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 32
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
23
Density, g/cm3 8.6
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.7
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 44
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 320
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 110
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 49 to 1460
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 9.5 to 19
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 11 to 18
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 39
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 10 to 21
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 86 to 89
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
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.35
0
Tin (Sn), % 0.8 to 1.4
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 8.7 to 13.2
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0