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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C66900 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C66900 brass are copper alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 27 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C66900 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
1.1 to 26
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
45
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
290 to 440
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
460 to 770
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
330 to 760

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
150
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
860
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
850
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
3.4
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
3.8

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
23
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
4.6 to 200
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
460 to 2450
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
8.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
15 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
16 to 23
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
14 to 23

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
62.5 to 64.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
11.5 to 12.5
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
22.5 to 26
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2

Comparable Variants