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C84000 Brass vs. C91300 Bell Metal

Both C84000 brass and C91300 bell metal are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 84% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C84000 brass and the bottom bar is C91300 bell metal.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
100
Elongation at Break, % 27
0.5
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
38
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
240
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
210

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
150
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
890
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
820
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
360
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
7.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
7.4

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
39
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
4.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
74
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
460

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
1.1
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
210
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
6.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.8
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
10
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
9.3

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.2
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
79 to 82
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0 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 1.5
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.0050
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0 to 0.050
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
18 to 20
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0 to 0.25
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.6