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C75200 Nickel Silver vs. C81500 Copper

Both C75200 nickel silver and C81500 copper are copper alloys. They have 65% 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 C75200 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C81500 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 47
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 400 to 660
350

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1110
1090
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1070
1080
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 33
320
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
82
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.3
83

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 33
31
Density, g/cm3 8.5
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 4.1
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 62
41
Embodied Water, L/kg 300
310

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.0
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 21
11
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 20
12
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 9.8
91
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 22
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.4 to 1.5
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
97.4 to 99.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.020
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 16.5 to 19.5
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.15
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 12.7 to 20
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5