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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C68300 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C68300 brass are copper alloys. They have 84% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 27 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C68300 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
15
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
260
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
430
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
260

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
900
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
23
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
340

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
56
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
330
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
15
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
16
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
38
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
14

Alloy Composition

Antimony (Sb), % 0
0.3 to 1.0
Cadmium (Cd), % 0
0 to 0.010
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
59 to 63
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.090
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0.3 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.050 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
34.2 to 40.4
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5