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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C83400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C83400 brass are copper alloys. They have 76% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 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 C83400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
30
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
240
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
69

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1040
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1020
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
190
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
44
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
46

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
29
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
55
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
21
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
7.7
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
9.9
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
57
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
8.4

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
88 to 92
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.030
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
8.0 to 12
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.7