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C79600 Nickel Silver vs. AWS E120C-K4

C79600 nickel silver belongs to the copper alloys classification, while AWS E120C-K4 belongs to the iron alloys. There are 27 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C79600 nickel silver and the bottom bar is AWS E120C-K4.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
190
Elongation at Break, % 15
17
Poisson's Ratio 0.3
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 43
73
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 480
950
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 300
840

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 180
250
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 930
1460
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 880
1410
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
470
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 36
41
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
13

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 7.0
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.0
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 25
3.5
Density, g/cm3 7.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.5
1.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 57
23
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
54

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 63
160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 400
1880
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 17
34
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
27
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
28

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.15
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.15 to 0.65
Copper (Cu), % 43.5 to 46.5
0 to 0.35
Iron (Fe), % 0
92.1 to 98.4
Lead (Pb), % 0.8 to 1.2
0
Manganese (Mn), % 1.5 to 2.5
0.75 to 2.3
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0
0.25 to 0.65
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0.5 to 2.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.025
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.8
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.025
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.030
Zinc (Zn), % 38.3 to 45.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5