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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C46200 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C46200 brass are copper alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 27 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 C46200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
17 to 34
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
240 to 290
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
370 to 480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
120 to 290

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
840
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
800
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
24
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
69 to 100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
72 to 400
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
13 to 16
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
14 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
35
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
12 to 16

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
62 to 65
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.5 to 1.0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
33.3 to 37.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.4

Comparable Variants