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C63020 Bronze vs. C79200 Nickel Silver

Both C63020 bronze and C79200 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 69% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 22 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (7, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C63020 bronze and the bottom bar is C79200 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1020
480 to 540

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 230
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1070
950
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1020
910
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 450
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
42
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
19

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
30
Density, g/cm3 8.2
8.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 58
56
Embodied Water, L/kg 390
310

Common Calculations

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

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
59 to 66.5
Iron (Fe), % 4.0 to 5.5
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.030
0.8 to 1.4
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 4.2 to 6.0
11 to 13
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
17.9 to 29.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5