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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C93900 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C93900 bronze are copper alloys. They have 67% 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 C93900 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
95
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
5.6
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.36
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
35
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
940
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
850
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
340
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
52
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
11
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.7
11

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
30
Density, g/cm3 8.3
9.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
49
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
9.5
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
83
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
5.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
17
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
5.9
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
8.1
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
17
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
7.5

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.5
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
76.5 to 79.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.4
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
14 to 18
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 0.8
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 1.5
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 0
5.0 to 7.0
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
0 to 1.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.1