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C81500 Copper vs. C70600 Copper-nickel

Both C81500 copper and C70600 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 88% 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 C70600 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
120
Elongation at Break, % 17
3.0 to 34
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
46
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350
290 to 570
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 280
63 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1090
1150
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1080
1100
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 320
44
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 82
9.8
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 83
9.9

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
33
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 41
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 56
6.5 to 160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330
16 to 290
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.3
7.7
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
9.1 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12
11 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 91
13
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
9.8 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.1
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0.4 to 1.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 97.4 to 99.6
84.7 to 90
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
1.0 to 1.8
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0
0 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
9.0 to 11
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.15
0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5