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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C41500 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C41500 brass are copper alloys. They have 72% 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 C41500 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
2.0 to 42
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
42
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
220 to 360
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
340 to 560
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
190 to 550

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1010
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
29

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
30
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
11 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
160 to 1340
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
11 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
12 to 17
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
89 to 93
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.050
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
1.5 to 2.2
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
4.2 to 9.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5

Comparable Variants