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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C12500 Copper

Both C75700 nickel silver and C12500 copper are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C12500 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
1.5 to 50
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
43
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
150 to 220
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
220 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
75 to 390

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
350
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
92
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
93

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
31
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.9
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
5.6 to 88
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
24 to 660
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
6.9 to 13
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
9.1 to 14
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
100
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
7.8 to 15

Alloy Composition

Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.0030
Arsenic (As), % 0
0 to 0.012
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
0 to 0.0030
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
99.88 to 100
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.0040
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 0.050
Tellurium (Te), % 0
0 to 0.025
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3

Comparable Variants