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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C17300 Copper

Both C75700 nickel silver and C17300 copper are copper alloys. They have 66% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 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 C17300 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
3.0 to 23
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
45
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
320 to 790
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
500 to 1380
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
160 to 1200

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
270
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
980
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
870
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
22
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
23

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
9.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
40 to 88
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
110 to 5410
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
16 to 44
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
16 to 31
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
32
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
17 to 48

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.2
Beryllium (Be), % 0
1.8 to 2.0
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
95.5 to 97.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.4
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0.2 to 0.6
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0.2 to 0.6
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5