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C75400 Nickel Silver vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C75400 nickel silver and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 84% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75400 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 2.0 to 43
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 46
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 370 to 630
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 130 to 590
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 190
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1080
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1040
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 36
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 7.0
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 7.4
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 32
23
Density, g/cm3 8.5
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.8
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 59
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 300
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 12 to 120
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 75 to 1450
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.9
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 12 to 21
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 13 to 19
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12 to 21
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 14 to 16
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 16.2 to 22.5
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0