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C63020 Bronze vs. C77600 Nickel Silver

Both C63020 bronze and C77600 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 49% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 25 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C63020 bronze and the bottom bar is C77600 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 6.8
30
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
43
Shear Strength, MPa 600
410
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1020
630
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 740
320

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 230
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1070
830
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1020
790
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 450
390
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
20

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
27
Density, g/cm3 8.2
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 58
60
Embodied Water, L/kg 390
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 63
160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 2320
470
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.0
7.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 34
22
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 27
21
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 35
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
42 to 45
Iron (Fe), % 4.0 to 5.5
0 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.5
0 to 0.25
Nickel (Ni), % 4.2 to 6.0
12 to 14
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
39.7 to 46
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5