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C71500 Copper-nickel vs. C96300 Copper-nickel

Both C71500 copper-nickel and C96300 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 89% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 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 C71500 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C96300 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 140
130
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 52
49
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 380 to 620
580

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 260
240
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1240
1200
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1170
1150
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 28
37
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
16

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 4.6
6.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 4.7
6.1

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 41
42
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
5.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 74
76
Embodied Water, L/kg 280
290

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.6
8.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12 to 19
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 13 to 18
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 7.7
10
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 20
20

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.15
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 70.6
72.3 to 80.8
Iron (Fe), % 0.4 to 1.0
0.5 to 1.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.0
0.25 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 29 to 33
18 to 22
Niobium (Nb), % 0
0.5 to 1.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.020
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.5
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.020
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 1.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5