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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C28500 Muntz Metal

Both C75700 nickel silver and C28500 Muntz Metal are copper alloys. They have 81% 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 C28500 Muntz Metal.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
20
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
320
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
380

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
110
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
900
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
100
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
33

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
22
Density, g/cm3 8.4
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
94
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
700
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
33
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
17

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
57 to 59
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.35
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
39.5 to 43
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.9