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C63020 Bronze vs. C79600 Nickel Silver

Both C63020 bronze and C79600 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 51% 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 C79600 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 6.8
15
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
43
Shear Strength, MPa 600
290
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 1020
480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 740
300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 230
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1070
930
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1020
880
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 450
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
36
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
21

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
25
Density, g/cm3 8.2
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 58
57
Embodied Water, L/kg 390
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 63
63
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 2320
400
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.0
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 34
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 27
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
12
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 35
15

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
43.5 to 46.5
Iron (Fe), % 4.0 to 5.5
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.030
0.8 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.5
1.5 to 2.5
Nickel (Ni), % 4.2 to 6.0
9.0 to 11
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.25
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.3
38.3 to 45.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5