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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C83800 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C83800 bronze are copper alloys. They have 72% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C74500 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C83800 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
20
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
39
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
230
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
1000
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
840
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
370
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
72
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
15
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.7
15

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
30
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
2.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
47
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
340

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
39
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
53
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
6.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
7.4
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
9.6
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
22
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
8.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
82 to 83.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.3
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
5.0 to 7.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 1.5
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 0
3.3 to 4.2
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
5.0 to 8.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.7