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C84000 Brass vs. AWS ER90S-B3

C84000 brass belongs to the copper alloys classification, while AWS ER90S-B3 belongs to the iron alloys. There are 27 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 C84000 brass and the bottom bar is AWS ER90S-B3.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
190
Elongation at Break, % 27
19
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
73
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
690
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
620

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1460
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
1420
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
470
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 72
40
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
13

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
7.7
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
8.9

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
4.1
Density, g/cm3 8.6
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
1.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
24
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
60

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
130
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
1000
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
24
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
22
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 22
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
20

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
0.070 to 0.12
Chromium (Cr), % 0
2.3 to 2.7
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
0 to 0.35
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
93.5 to 95.9
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0.4 to 0.7
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0
0.9 to 1.2
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
0 to 0.2
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.025
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0.4 to 0.7
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0 to 0.025
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
0
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.5