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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C87610 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C87610 bronze are copper alloys. They have 70% 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 C87610 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
22
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
140

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
270
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
970
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
820
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
410
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
28
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
6.1
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.7
6.4

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
29
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
62
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
88
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
7.4
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
11
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
13
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
8.1
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
13

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
90 to 94
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.25
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
3.0 to 5.0
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
3.0 to 5.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5