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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C55284 Copper

Both C75700 nickel silver and C55284 copper are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 18 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (12, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C55284 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
38
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
180

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
800
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
640
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
16
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
260

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
6.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
5.6
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
8.0
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
7.4

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
79.2 to 80.7
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
4.8 to 5.2
Silver (Ag), % 0
14.5 to 15.5
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15