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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C23000 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C23000 brass are copper alloys. They have 80% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C23000 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
2.9 to 47
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
42
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
220 to 340
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
280 to 590
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
83 to 480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
990
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
160
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
39

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
28
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
6.2 to 260
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
31 to 1040
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
8.9 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
11 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
9.4 to 20

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
84 to 86
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.050
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
13.7 to 16
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2

Comparable Variants