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C65500 Bronze vs. C96300 Copper-nickel

Both C65500 bronze and C96300 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 79% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C65500 bronze and the bottom bar is C96300 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
130
Elongation at Break, % 4.0 to 70
11
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 43
49
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 360 to 760
580
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 120 to 430
430

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 260
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
240
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1030
1200
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
1150
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 36
37
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
16

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 7.0
6.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 7.3
6.1

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
42
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.7
5.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 42
76
Embodied Water, L/kg 300
290

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 11 to 450
59
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 62 to 790
720
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.5
8.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12 to 24
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 13 to 21
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
10
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 26
20

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.15
Copper (Cu), % 91.5 to 96.7
72.3 to 80.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.8
0.5 to 1.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0.5 to 1.3
0.25 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.6
18 to 22
Niobium (Nb), % 0
0.5 to 1.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.020
Silicon (Si), % 2.8 to 3.8
0 to 0.5
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.020
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 1.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5