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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C95800 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C95800 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 C95800 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
22
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
660
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
230
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
1060
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
440
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
36
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
7.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.7
7.6

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
29
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
55
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
370

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
110
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
310
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
7.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
22
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
9.9
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
23

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
8.5 to 9.5
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
79 to 83.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
3.5 to 4.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.030
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0.8 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
4.0 to 5.0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5