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C74000 Nickel Silver vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C74000 nickel silver and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 82% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 22 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C74000 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 380 to 590
850

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 990
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 950
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 40
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 42
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
23
Density, g/cm3 8.5
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
360

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 19
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 18
25
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 19
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 69 to 73.5
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 14.2 to 22
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0