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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C85400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C85400 brass are copper alloys. They have 88% 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 C85400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
23
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
220
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
85

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
940
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
940
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
89
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
20
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
22

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
25
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
40
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
35
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.0
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
7.5
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
9.9
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
28
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
7.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.35
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
65 to 70
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.7
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
1.5 to 3.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 1.0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.050
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.5 to 1.5
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
24 to 32
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.1