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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C66700 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C66700 brass are copper alloys. They have 88% 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 C66700 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
2.0 to 58
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
41
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
250 to 530
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
340 to 690
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
100 to 640

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1090
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1050
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
97
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
17
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
19

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
25
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
13 to 150
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
49 to 1900
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
11 to 23
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
13 to 21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
30
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
11 to 23

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
68.5 to 71.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.070
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0.8 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
26.3 to 30.7
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5

Comparable Variants