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C50100 Bronze vs. AWS BCo-1

C50100 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while AWS BCo-1 belongs to the cobalt alloys. There are 18 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (13, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C50100 bronze and the bottom bar is AWS BCo-1.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
200
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 43
78
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 270
700

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
420
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1080
1150
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1070
1120
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
480
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
12

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 42
110
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
430

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.3
24
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
22
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.5
21

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.050
Boron (B), % 0
0.7 to 0.9
Carbon (C), % 0
0.35 to 0.45
Chromium (Cr), % 0
18 to 20
Cobalt (Co), % 0
46 to 54
Copper (Cu), % 98.6 to 99.49
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
16 to 18
Phosphorus (P), % 0.010 to 0.050
0 to 0.020
Selenium (Se), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Silicon (Si), % 0
7.5 to 8.5
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.020
Tin (Sn), % 0.5 to 0.8
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.050
Tungsten (W), % 0
3.5 to 4.5
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5