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C68000 Brass vs. C96300 Copper-nickel

Both C68000 brass and C96300 copper-nickel are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 60% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C68000 brass and the bottom bar is C96300 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 100
130
Elongation at Break, % 27
11
Poisson's Ratio 0.3
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 40
49
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390
580
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
430

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 170
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 120
240
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 880
1200
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 870
1150
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 96
37
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
16

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
42
Density, g/cm3 8.0
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.8
5.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 48
76
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
290

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 82
59
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 95
720
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.3
8.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 14
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 15
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 31
10
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13
20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.010
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.15
Copper (Cu), % 56 to 60
72.3 to 80.8
Iron (Fe), % 0.25 to 1.3
0.5 to 1.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0.010 to 0.5
0.25 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0.2 to 0.8
18 to 22
Niobium (Nb), % 0
0.5 to 1.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.020
Silicon (Si), % 0.040 to 0.15
0 to 0.5
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.020
Tin (Sn), % 0.75 to 1.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 35.6 to 42.8
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5