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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C85700 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C85700 brass are copper alloys. They have 84% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 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 C85700 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
100
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
17
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
310
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
940
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
910
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
84
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
22
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
25

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
24
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
47
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
41
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
59
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
11
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
13
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
27
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
10

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.8
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
58 to 64
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.7
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0.8 to 1.5
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
32 to 40
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.3