MakeItFrom.com
Menu (ESC)

C71520 Copper-nickel vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C71520 copper-nickel and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 65% 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 C71520 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

Metric UnitsUS Customary Units

Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 140
110
Elongation at Break, % 10 to 45
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 51
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 370 to 570
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 430
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 260
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1170
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1120
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 32
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 15
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 5.7
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 5.8
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 40
23
Density, g/cm3 8.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.0
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 73
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 280
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 54 to 130
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 67 to 680
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.6
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12 to 18
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 13 to 17
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 8.9
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 19
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.050
0
Copper (Cu), % 65 to 71.6
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0.4 to 1.0
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.0
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 28 to 33
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.2
0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.5
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0