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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C27200 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C27200 brass are copper alloys. They have 86% 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 C27200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
10 to 50
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
230 to 320
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
370 to 590
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
150 to 410

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
870
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
24
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.1
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
30 to 270
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
110 to 810
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
13 to 20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
14 to 19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
37
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
12 to 20

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
62 to 65
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.070
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
34.6 to 38
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3

Comparable Variants