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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C46400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C46400 brass are copper alloys. They have 83% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C46400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
17 to 40
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
270 to 310
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
400 to 500
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
160 to 320

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
900
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
26
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
29

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
23
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
47
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
76 to 140
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
120 to 500
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
14 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
15 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
38
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
13 to 16

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
59 to 62
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
36.3 to 40.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.4

Comparable Variants