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C75700 Nickel Silver vs. C99750 Brass

Both C75700 nickel silver and C99750 brass are copper alloys. They have 81% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C99750 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
130
Elongation at Break, % 3.2 to 22
20 to 30
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 45
48
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 590 to 610
450 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 470 to 580
220 to 280

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
840
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 990
820
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
410
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
2.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.6
2.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
23
Density, g/cm3 8.4
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 19 to 120
87 to 110
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 930 to 1410
190 to 300
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
8.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
21
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 19 to 20
15 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
16 to 18
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 22 to 23
13 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0.25 to 3.0
Copper (Cu), % 63.5 to 66.5
55 to 61
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0.5 to 2.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
17 to 23
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 5.0
Zinc (Zn), % 19.2 to 25.5
17 to 23
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3