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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C62500 Bronze

Both C75700 nickel silver and C62500 bronze are copper alloys. They have 66% 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 C62500 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
1.0
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
42
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
410
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
690
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
410

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
230
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1050
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
460
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
47
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
10
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
11

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
26
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
55
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
410

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
6.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
750
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
24
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
22
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
13
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
24

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
12.5 to 13.5
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
78.5 to 84
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
3.5 to 5.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 2.0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5