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C84000 Brass vs. C95300 Bronze

Both C84000 brass and C95300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C84000 brass and the bottom bar is C95300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 65
120 to 170
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 27
14 to 25
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
520 to 610
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
190 to 310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
440
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 72
63
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
13
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
14

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
28
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
52
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
390

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
73 to 100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
170 to 420
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
17 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
17 to 19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 22
17
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
19 to 22

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
9.0 to 11
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
86.5 to 90.2
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0.8 to 1.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0
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 1.0