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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C52100 Bronze

Both C75700 nickel silver and C52100 bronze are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (7, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C52100 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
380 to 800

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
880
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
370
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
62
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
13
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
13

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
34
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
55
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
370

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.0
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
12 to 25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
13 to 22
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
19
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
14 to 28

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
89.8 to 93
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0.030 to 0.35
Tin (Sn), % 0
7.0 to 9.0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5

Comparable Variants