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C79600 Nickel Silver vs. AWS E90C-B3

C79600 nickel silver belongs to the copper alloys classification, while AWS E90C-B3 belongs to the iron alloys. There are 27 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C79600 nickel silver and the bottom bar is AWS E90C-B3.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
190
Elongation at Break, % 15
19
Poisson's Ratio 0.3
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 43
73
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 480
710
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 300
600

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 180
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 930
1460
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 880
1420
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
7.7
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.0
8.8

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 25
4.0
Density, g/cm3 7.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.5
1.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 57
24
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
59

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 63
130
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 400
970
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 17
25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
21

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0
0.050 to 0.12
Chromium (Cr), % 0
2.0 to 2.5
Copper (Cu), % 43.5 to 46.5
0 to 0.35
Iron (Fe), % 0
93.4 to 96.4
Lead (Pb), % 0.8 to 1.2
0
Manganese (Mn), % 1.5 to 2.5
0.4 to 1.0
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0
0.9 to 1.2
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 0.2
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.025
Silicon (Si), % 0
0.25 to 0.6
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.030
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.030
Zinc (Zn), % 38.3 to 45.2
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5