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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C11100 Copper

Both C75700 nickel silver and C11100 copper are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C11100 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
1.5
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
44
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
230
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
460
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
420

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1080
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1070
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
390
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
100
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
100

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
31
Density, g/cm3 8.4
9.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
41
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
6.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
750
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
14
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
15
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
110
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
16

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
99.9 to 100
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.1