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C81500 Copper vs. C71580 Copper-nickel

Both C81500 copper and C71580 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 69% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C81500 copper and the bottom bar is C71580 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 110
75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 120
140
Elongation at Break, % 17
40
Poisson's Ratio 0.34
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 44
51
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 350
330
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 280
110

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 210
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 200
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1090
1180
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1080
1120
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 320
39
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 17
15

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 82
4.7
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 83
4.7

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 31
41
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 2.6
5.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 41
74
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
280

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 56
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 330
47
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.3
8.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 18
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11
10
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 12
12
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 91
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 12
11

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.1
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.070
Chromium (Cr), % 0.4 to 1.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 97.4 to 99.6
65.5 to 71
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0
0 to 0.3
Nickel (Ni), % 0
29 to 33
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.15
0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.1
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5