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C63020 Bronze vs. C71500 Copper-nickel

Both C63020 bronze and C71500 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 74% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 22 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C63020 bronze and the bottom bar is C71500 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
52
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1020
380 to 620

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 230
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1070
1240
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1020
1170
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 450
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
28
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
16

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
41
Density, g/cm3 8.2
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
5.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 58
74
Embodied Water, L/kg 390
280

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.0
8.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 34
12 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 27
13 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
7.7
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 35
12 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 10 to 11
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.050
0
Cobalt (Co), % 0 to 0.2
0
Copper (Cu), % 74.7 to 81.8
63.5 to 70.6
Iron (Fe), % 4.0 to 5.5
0.4 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.5
0 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 4.2 to 6.0
29 to 33
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5