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C81500 Copper vs. C67400 Bronze

Both C81500 copper and C67400 bronze are copper alloys. They have 59% 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 C67400 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
110
Elongation at Break, % 17
22 to 28
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350
480 to 610
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 280
250 to 370

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1090
890
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1080
870
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 320
100
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 82
23
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 83
26

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
23
Density, g/cm3 8.9
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 41
48
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 56
110 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330
300 to 660
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.3
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
17 to 22
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12
17 to 20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 91
32
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
16 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.1
0.5 to 2.0
Chromium (Cr), % 0.4 to 1.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 97.4 to 99.6
57 to 60
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.35
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.5
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
31.1 to 40
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5