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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C96700 Copper

Both C74500 nickel silver and C96700 copper are copper alloys. They have 76% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C74500 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C96700 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
140
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
10
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
53
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
1210
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
550

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
250
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
310
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
1170
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
1110
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
30
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
15

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
90
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
9.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
280

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
99
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
1080
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
8.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
29
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
8.5
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
40

Alloy Composition

Beryllium (Be), % 0
1.1 to 1.2
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
62.4 to 68.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0.4 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0.4 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
29 to 33
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5