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C79200 Nickel Silver vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C79200 nickel silver and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 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 C79200 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 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 480 to 540
850

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 950
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 910
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 42
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 19
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 28
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 30
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
23
Density, g/cm3 8.4
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.6
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 56
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
360

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.7
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 16 to 18
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 16 to 18
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 13
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 16 to 18
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 59 to 66.5
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0.8 to 1.4
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.5
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 11 to 13
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 17.9 to 29.2
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0