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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. 2095 Aluminum

C75700 nickel silver belongs to the copper alloys classification, while 2095 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown. Please note that the two materials have significantly dissimilar densities. This means that additional care is required when interpreting the data, because some material properties are based on units of mass, while others are based on units of area or volume.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is 2095 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
70
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
8.5
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
26
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
410
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
700
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
610

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
660
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
31
Density, g/cm3 8.4
3.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
8.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
1470

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
57
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
2640
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
46
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
65
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
59
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
49
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
31

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
91.3 to 94.9
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
3.9 to 4.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.15
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Lithium (Li), % 0
0.7 to 1.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.25 to 0.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.25
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.12
Silver (Ag), % 0
0.25 to 0.6
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.040 to 0.18
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15