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C42600 Brass vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C42600 brass and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 71% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C42600 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, % 1.1 to 40
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 410 to 830
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 220 to 810
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1030
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1010
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 25
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 26
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
23
Density, g/cm3 8.7
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.9
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 48
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 340
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.4 to 140
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 230 to 2970
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.1
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 27
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 23
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 33
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15 to 29
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 87 to 90
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0.050 to 0.2
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), % 0.050 to 0.2
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0.020 to 0.050
0
Tin (Sn), % 2.5 to 4.0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 5.3 to 10.4
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.2
0 to 1.0