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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C27400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C27400 brass are copper alloys. They have 85% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (7, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C27400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
370 to 650

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
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
21

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
23
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
13 to 23
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
14 to 21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
37
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
12 to 22

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
61 to 64
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
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
35.6 to 39
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3

Comparable Variants