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C72150 Copper-nickel vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C72150 copper-nickel and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 56% 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 C72150 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 99
250
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 150
110
Elongation at Break, % 29
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 55
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 490
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 210
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 250
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 600
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1210
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1250
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 410
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 22
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 14
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 3.5
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 3.6
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 45
23
Density, g/cm3 8.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 6.1
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 88
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 270
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 120
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 150
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 9.1
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 15
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 6.0
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 18
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 52.5 to 57
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.050
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 43 to 46
0 to 1.0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0