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C72200 Copper-nickel vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C72200 copper-nickel and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (8, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C72200 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 48
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350 to 580
850

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 220
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 230
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 34
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.5
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.6
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 36
23
Density, g/cm3 8.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.9
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 59
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 300
360

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.0
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11 to 18
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12 to 17
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 9.6
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 20
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Chromium (Cr), % 0.3 to 0.7
0
Copper (Cu), % 78.1 to 84.2
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.0
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 1.0
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 15 to 18
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 1.0
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.2
0 to 1.0