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C84000 Brass vs. C96800 Copper

Both C84000 brass and C96800 copper are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 88% 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 C96800 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
120
Elongation at Break, % 27
3.4
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
46
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
1010
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
860

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1120
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
1060
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 72
52
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
10
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
10

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
34
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
52
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
33
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
3000
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 22
15
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
35

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.1
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.020
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
87.1 to 90.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0 to 0.0050
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0.050 to 0.3
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
9.5 to 10.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.0050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0 to 0.0025
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
0
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0 to 1.0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.5