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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C53400 Bronze

Both C75700 nickel silver and C53400 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 C53400 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
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
330 to 720

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
950
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
69
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

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

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
32
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
49
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
350

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
10 to 22
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
12 to 20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
21
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
12 to 26

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
91.8 to 95.7
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0.8 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0.030 to 0.35
Tin (Sn), % 0
3.5 to 5.8
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0 to 0.3
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5

Comparable Variants