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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C42600 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C42600 brass are copper alloys. They have 73% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C42600 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
1.1 to 40
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
42
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
280 to 470
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
410 to 830
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
220 to 810

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
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
25
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
26

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
31
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
48
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
340

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
9.4 to 140
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
230 to 2970
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
13 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
14 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
33
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
15 to 29

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
87 to 90
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0.050 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0.050 to 0.2
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0.020 to 0.050
Tin (Sn), % 0
2.5 to 4.0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
5.3 to 10.4
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2

Comparable Variants