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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C17510 Copper

Both C75700 nickel silver and C17510 copper are copper alloys. They have 67% 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 C17510 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
5.4 to 37
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
44
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
210 to 500
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
310 to 860
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
120 to 750

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1070
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1030
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
210
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
22 to 54
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
23 to 54

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
49
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
4.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
65
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
39 to 92
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
64 to 2410
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.4
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
9.7 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
11 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
11 to 30

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.2
Beryllium (Be), % 0
0.2 to 0.6
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0 to 0.3
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
95.9 to 98.4
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
1.4 to 2.2
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5