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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C43500 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C43500 brass are copper alloys. They have 83% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C43500 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
8.5 to 46
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
42
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
220 to 310
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
320 to 530
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
120 to 480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1000
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
970
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
30

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
28
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.5
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
44 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
65 to 1040
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
10 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
12 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
37
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
11 to 18

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
79 to 83
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.050
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.090
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.6 to 1.2
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
15.4 to 20.4
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3

Comparable Variants