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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C26200 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C26200 brass are copper alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C26200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
3.0 to 180
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
41
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
230 to 390
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
330 to 770
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
110 to 490

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
950
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
920
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
31

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
25
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
19 to 160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
62 to 1110
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
11 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
13 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
38
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
11 to 26

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
67 to 70
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.050
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.070
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
29.6 to 33
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3

Comparable Variants