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C77400 Nickel Silver vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C77400 nickel silver and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 71% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C77400 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 25
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.3
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 570
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 250
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 170
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 130
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 810
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 770
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 27
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 31
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 25
23
Density, g/cm3 7.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.5
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 57
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 320
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 120
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 290
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 20
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 19
25
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 18
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 43 to 47
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 41.3 to 48
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0