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C50100 Bronze vs. Sintered 2014 Aluminum

C50100 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while sintered 2014 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown. Please note that the two materials have significantly dissimilar densities. This means that additional care is required when interpreting the data, because some material properties are based on units of mass, while others are based on units of area or volume.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C50100 bronze and the bottom bar is sintered 2014 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
70
Elongation at Break, % 40
0.5 to 3.0
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 43
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 270
140 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 82
97 to 280

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1080
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1070
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 230
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 55
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 55
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
10
Density, g/cm3 8.9
2.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 42
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
1150

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 82
1.0 to 5.7
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 29
68 to 560
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
47
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.3
13 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
20 to 33
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 66
51
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.5
6.2 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
91.5 to 96.3
Copper (Cu), % 98.6 to 99.49
3.5 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.050
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.2 to 0.8
Phosphorus (P), % 0.010 to 0.050
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 1.2
Tin (Sn), % 0.5 to 0.8
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.5