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C77000 Nickel Silver vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C77000 nickel silver and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 81% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (8, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C77000 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.31
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 46
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 420 to 800
850

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1050
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1000
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 29
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 5.5
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.0
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
23
Density, g/cm3 8.3
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 4.1
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 63
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 300
360

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.1
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 14 to 27
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 15 to 23
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 8.8
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15 to 28
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 53.5 to 56.5
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 16.5 to 19.5
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 22.7 to 30
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0