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C66300 Brass vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C66300 brass and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 75% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 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 C66300 brass and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 2.3 to 22
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 460 to 810
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 400 to 800
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1050
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1000
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 110
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 25
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 26
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
23
Density, g/cm3 8.6
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.8
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 46
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 320
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 17 to 98
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 710 to 2850
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 26
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 15 to 22
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 32
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 16 to 28
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Cobalt (Co), % 0 to 0.2
0
Copper (Cu), % 84.5 to 87.5
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 1.4 to 2.4
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.35
0
Tin (Sn), % 1.5 to 3.0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 6.0 to 12.8
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0