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C84000 Brass vs. C96600 Copper

Both C84000 brass and C96600 copper are copper alloys. They have 68% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C84000 brass and the bottom bar is C96600 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
140
Elongation at Break, % 27
7.0
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
52
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
760
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
240
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
280
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1180
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
1100
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 72
30
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
15

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
4.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
4.1

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
65
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
7.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
100
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
280

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
47
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
830
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
8.7
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
24
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 22
8.4
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
25

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0
Beryllium (Be), % 0
0.4 to 0.7
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
63.5 to 69.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0.8 to 1.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
29 to 33
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.15
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 0.5