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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C61400 Bronze

Both C75700 nickel silver and C61400 bronze are copper alloys. They have 66% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C61400 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
34 to 40
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
43
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
370 to 380
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
540 to 570
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
220 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
67
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
14
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
15

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
28
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
48
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
160 to 170
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
210 to 310
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
18 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
17 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
19
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
18 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
6.0 to 8.0
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
86 to 92.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
1.5 to 3.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.015
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5