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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C95600 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C95600 bronze are copper alloys. They have 65% 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 C95600 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
15
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
500
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
230

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
260
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
1000
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
980
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
430
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
39
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.7
8.7

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
28
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
50
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
60
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
230
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
6.0 to 8.0
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
88 to 92.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 0.25
Silicon (Si), % 0
1.8 to 3.2
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0