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C84000 Brass vs. AWS E120C-K4

C84000 brass belongs to the copper alloys classification, while AWS E120C-K4 belongs to the iron alloys. There are 27 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C84000 brass and the bottom bar is AWS E120C-K4.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
190
Elongation at Break, % 27
17
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
73
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
950
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
840

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
250
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1460
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
1410
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
470
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 72
41
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
13

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
3.5
Density, g/cm3 8.6
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
1.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
23
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
54

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
1880
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
34
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
27
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 22
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.15
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.15 to 0.65
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
0 to 0.35
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
92.1 to 98.4
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0.75 to 2.3
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0
0.25 to 0.65
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
0.5 to 2.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.025
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.8
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0 to 0.025
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
0
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.030
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.5