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C74500 Nickel Silver vs. C99600 Bronze

Both C74500 nickel silver and C99600 bronze are copper alloys. They have 56% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (7, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C74500 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C99600 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
150
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 24
27 to 34
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
56
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 700
560
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 380 to 600
250 to 300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
240
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1020
1100
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 970
1050
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
440
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
19

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
22
Density, g/cm3 8.3
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.4
3.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 54
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 160
130 to 150
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 620 to 1540
210 to 310
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
10
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
22
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 23
19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 21
19
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 23
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
1.0 to 2.8
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.050
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0 to 0.2
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
50.8 to 60
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.020
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
39 to 45
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 0.2
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.1
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 21.2 to 27.5
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3