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C81500 Copper vs. C66900 Brass

Both C81500 copper and C66900 brass are copper alloys. They have 64% 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 C81500 copper and the bottom bar is C66900 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 17
1.1 to 26
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
45
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350
460 to 770
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 280
330 to 760

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
150
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1090
860
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1080
850
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 82
3.4
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 83
3.8

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
23
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 41
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 56
4.6 to 200
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330
460 to 2450
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.3
8.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
15 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12
16 to 23
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
14 to 23

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.1
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0.4 to 1.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 97.4 to 99.6
62.5 to 64.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0
11.5 to 12.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.15
0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
22.5 to 26
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2