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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C70600 Copper-nickel

Both C75700 nickel silver and C70600 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 76% 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 C70600 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
3.0 to 34
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
46
Shear Strength, MPa 350 to 370
190 to 330
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
290 to 570
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
63 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1150
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1100
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
44
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
9.8
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
9.9

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
33
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
6.5 to 160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
16 to 290
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.7
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
9.1 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
11 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
13
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
9.8 to 19

Alloy Composition

Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
84.7 to 90
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
1.0 to 1.8
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
9.0 to 11
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5

Comparable Variants