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C81500 Copper vs. C66200 Brass

Both C81500 copper and C66200 brass are copper alloys. They have 89% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C81500 copper and the bottom bar is C66200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 17
8.0 to 15
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350
450 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 280
410 to 480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1090
1070
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1080
1030
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 320
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 82
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 83
36

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 41
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 56
40 to 66
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330
760 to 1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.3
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
14 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12
15 to 16
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 91
45
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
16 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.1
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0.4 to 1.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 97.4 to 99.6
86.6 to 91
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.050
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.050
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0.3 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0.050 to 0.2
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.15
0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.1
0.2 to 0.7
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
6.5 to 12.9
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5