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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C33500 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C33500 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 (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C33500 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
3.0 to 28
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
220 to 360
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
340 to 650
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
120 to 420

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
930
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
900
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
26
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
29

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
8.0 to 160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
69 to 860
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 22
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
13 to 21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
37
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
11 to 22

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
62 to 65
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0.25 to 0.7
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
33.8 to 37.8
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.4

Comparable Variants