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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C96400 Copper-nickel

Both C75700 nickel silver and C96400 copper-nickel 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 (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C96400 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
140
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
25
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
51
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
490
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
260

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
240
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1240
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1170
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 40
28
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
15

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
5.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
5.1

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
45
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
5.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
87
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
280

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
250
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
8.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
15
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
16
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
7.8
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
17

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.15
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
62.3 to 71.3
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0.25 to 1.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
28 to 32
Niobium (Nb), % 0
0.5 to 1.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.020
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.5
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.020
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5