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C84000 Brass vs. C84100 Brass

Both C84000 brass and C84100 brass are copper alloys. They have a moderately high 95% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C84000 brass and the bottom bar is C84100 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
65
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 27
13
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
39
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
230
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
81

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1000
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
810
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 72
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
23
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
25

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
29
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
48
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
340

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
24
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
30
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.4
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
9.7
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 22
33
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
7.8

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.010
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.050
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
0 to 0.090
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
78 to 85
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.3
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0.050 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
0 to 0.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.010
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
1.5 to 4.5
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
12 to 20
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.5