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C84000 Brass vs. C94100 Bronze

Both C84000 brass and C94100 bronze are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 80% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C94100 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
92
Elongation at Break, % 27
7.8
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.36
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
34
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
190
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
160
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
870
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
790
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
330
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
9.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
8.8

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
29
Density, g/cm3 8.6
9.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
48
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
370

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
14
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
97
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
5.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
16
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
5.8
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
8.1
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
7.6

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.0050
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.8
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
72 to 79
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
18 to 22
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
0 to 1.0
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 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
4.5 to 6.5
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0 to 1.0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 1.3