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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C44300 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C44300 brass are copper alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C44300 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
120

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
940
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
900
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
25
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
27

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
26
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
65
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
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
13
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
35
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
12

Alloy Composition

Arsenic (As), % 0
0.020 to 0.060
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
70 to 73
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.060
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.070
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.9 to 1.2
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
25.2 to 29.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.4