MakeItFrom.com
Menu (ESC)

C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C68400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C68400 brass are copper alloys. They have 85% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C68400 brass.

Metric UnitsUS Customary Units

Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
18
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
41
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
330
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
540
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
840
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
820
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
66
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
87
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
99

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
23
Density, g/cm3 8.4
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
47
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
81
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
460
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
21
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.5
Boron (B), % 0
0.0010 to 0.030
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
59 to 64
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.090
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0.2 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 0.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0.030 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 0
1.5 to 2.5
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.5
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
28.6 to 39.3
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5