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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C94900 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C94900 bronze are copper alloys. They have 75% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C74500 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C94900 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
17
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
300
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
980
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
910
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
370
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
14
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.7
14

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
32
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
55
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
350

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
41
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
72
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
6.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
9.4
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
79 to 81
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.3
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
4.0 to 6.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
4.0 to 6.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 0
4.0 to 6.0
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
4.0 to 6.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.8