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C49300 Brass vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C49300 brass and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 86% 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 C49300 brass and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 100
110
Elongation at Break, % 4.5 to 20
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.31
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 40
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 430 to 520
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 210 to 410
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 170
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 120
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 880
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 840
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 88
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 15
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 26
23
Density, g/cm3 8.0
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 50
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 370
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 21 to 71
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 220 to 800
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 18
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 16 to 18
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 29
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 14 to 18
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.5
5.0 to 7.5
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.5
0
Bismuth (Bi), % 0.5 to 2.0
0
Copper (Cu), % 58 to 62
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.5
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.2
0
Selenium (Se), % 0 to 0.2
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.1
0
Tin (Sn), % 1.0 to 1.8
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 30.6 to 40.5
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0