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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C49300 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C49300 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 C49300 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
4.5 to 20
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
270 to 290
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
430 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
210 to 410

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
880
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
840
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
88
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
15
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
17

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
26
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
50
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
370

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
21 to 71
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
220 to 800
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
15 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
16 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
29
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
14 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.5
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.5
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
0.5 to 2.0
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
58 to 62
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.030
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 1.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.2
Selenium (Se), % 0
0 to 0.2
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.1
Tin (Sn), % 0
1.0 to 1.8
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
30.6 to 40.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5

Comparable Variants