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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C23400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C23400 brass are copper alloys. They have 83% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 22 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C23400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
370 to 640

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
970
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
930
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
19

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
27
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
12 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
13 to 19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
36
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
12 to 22

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
81 to 84
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
15.7 to 19
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2

Comparable Variants