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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C99400 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C99400 brass are copper alloys. They have 71% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C75700 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C99400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
460 to 550
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
230 to 370

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1070
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
1020
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

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

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
30
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
230 to 590
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
15 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
15 to 17
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
16 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0.5 to 2.0
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
83.5 to 96.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
1.0 to 3.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
1.0 to 3.5
Silicon (Si), % 0
0.5 to 2.0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
0.5 to 5.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3