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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C84500 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C84500 brass are copper alloys. They have 78% 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 C84500 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
28
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
39
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
240
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
97

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
150
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
980
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
840
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
360
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
72
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
16
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
17

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
28
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
47
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
340

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
54
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
45
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
6.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
7.7
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
9.8
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
23
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
8.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
77 to 79
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.4
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
6.0 to 7.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.020
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 0
2.0 to 4.0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
10 to 14
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.7