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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C61800 Bronze

Both C75700 nickel silver and C61800 bronze are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C61800 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
26
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
44
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
310
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
740
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
230
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
440
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
64
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
14

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
28
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
52
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
390

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
150
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
420
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
22
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
18
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
26

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
8.5 to 11
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
86.9 to 91
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0.5 to 1.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.020
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0 to 0.020
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5