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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C16500 Copper

Both C75700 nickel silver and C16500 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 C16500 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
1.5 to 53
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
43
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
200 to 310
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
280 to 530
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
97 to 520

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
340
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1070
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1010
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
250
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
60
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
61

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
42
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
7.8 to 110
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
41 to 1160
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
8.6 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
11 to 16
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
74
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
9.8 to 19

Alloy Composition

Cadmium (Cd), % 0
0.6 to 1.0
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
97.8 to 98.9
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.020
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.5 to 0.7
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5

Comparable Variants