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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C87400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C87400 brass are copper alloys. They have 79% 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 C87400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
21
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
390
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
160

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
250
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
820
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
28
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
6.7
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
7.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
27
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
44
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
65
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
120
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.4
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
13
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
14
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
8.3
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.8
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
79 to 85.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 1.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
2.5 to 4.0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
12 to 16
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.8