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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C95400 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C95400 bronze are copper alloys. They have 66% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C74500 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C95400 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
8.1 to 16
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
600 to 710
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
240 to 360

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
230
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
1040
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
1030
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
440
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
59
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
13
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.7
14

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
27
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
3.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
53
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
390

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
48 to 75
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
250 to 560
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
7.7
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
20 to 24
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
19 to 22
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
16
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
21 to 25

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
10 to 11.5
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
83 to 87
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
3.0 to 5.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 1.5
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5