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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C37100 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C37100 brass are copper alloys. They have 83% 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 C37100 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
8.0 to 40
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
260 to 300
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
370 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
150 to 390

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
900
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
27
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
30

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

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
38 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
110 to 750
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 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
14 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
39
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
12 to 17

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
58 to 62
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.15
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0.6 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
36.3 to 41.4
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.4