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C81500 Copper vs. C67300 Bronze

Both C81500 copper and C67300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 61% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 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 C81500 copper and the bottom bar is C67300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 17
12
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350
500
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 280
340

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1090
870
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1080
830
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 320
95
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 82
22
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 83
25

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
23
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 41
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 56
55
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330
550
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.3
7.4
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 91
30
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.25
Chromium (Cr), % 0.4 to 1.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 97.4 to 99.6
58 to 63
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.020
0.4 to 3.0
Manganese (Mn), % 0
2.0 to 3.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.25
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.15
0.5 to 1.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.3
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
27.2 to 39.1
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5