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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C55181 Copper

Both C75700 nickel silver and C55181 copper are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 20 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (10, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C55181 copper.

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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
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
200

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
790
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
710
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
410
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
16

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
28
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
38
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
290

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.0
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
6.5
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
8.9
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
8.2

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
92.4 to 93
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
7.0 to 7.5
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15