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C71580 Copper-nickel vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C71580 copper-nickel and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 64% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C71580 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 75
250
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 140
110
Elongation at Break, % 40
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 51
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 330
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 110
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 260
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1180
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1120
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 39
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 15
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 4.7
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 4.7
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 41
23
Density, g/cm3 8.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 74
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 280
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 47
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.5
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 10
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 11
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.070
0
Copper (Cu), % 65.5 to 71
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.5
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.3
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 29 to 33
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0