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C84000 Brass vs. C96700 Copper

Both C84000 brass and C96700 copper are copper alloys. They have 67% 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 C96700 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
140
Elongation at Break, % 27
10
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
53
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
1210
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
550

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
250
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
310
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1170
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
1110
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 72
30
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
15

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
90
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
9.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
280

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
99
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
1080
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
8.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
29
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 22
8.5
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
40

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0
Beryllium (Be), % 0
1.1 to 1.2
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
62.4 to 68.8
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0.4 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0.4 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
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0.15 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.5