MakeItFrom.com
Menu (ESC)

C63020 Bronze vs. C71580 Copper-nickel

Both C63020 bronze and C71580 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 74% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 27 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 C63020 bronze and the bottom bar is C71580 copper-nickel.

Metric UnitsUS Customary Units

Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
140
Elongation at Break, % 6.8
40
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
51
Shear Strength, MPa 600
230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1020
330
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 740
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 230
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1070
1180
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1020
1120
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 450
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
39
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
15

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

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 63
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 2320
47
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.0
8.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 34
10
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 27
12
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 35
11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 10 to 11
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.070
Chromium (Cr), % 0 to 0.050
0
Cobalt (Co), % 0 to 0.2
0
Copper (Cu), % 74.7 to 81.8
65.5 to 71
Iron (Fe), % 4.0 to 5.5
0 to 0.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.5
0 to 0.3
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 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5