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C76200 Nickel Silver vs. C81500 Copper

Both C76200 nickel silver and C81500 copper are copper alloys. They have 59% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (7, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C76200 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C81500 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Poisson's Ratio 0.31
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 390 to 790
350

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1030
1090
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 980
1080
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 45
320
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 9.0
82
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.8
83

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 29
31
Density, g/cm3 8.2
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 57
41
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 13 to 27
11
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 14 to 23
12
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 14
91
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 13 to 26
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.1
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.4 to 1.5
Copper (Cu), % 57 to 61
97.4 to 99.6
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.020
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13.5
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.15
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 24.2 to 32
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5