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C84000 Brass vs. C96900 Copper-nickel

Both C84000 brass and C96900 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 81% 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 C96900 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
120
Elongation at Break, % 27
4.5
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
45
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
830

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1060
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
960
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
380
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 16
9.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 17
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
39
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
4.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
72
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
38
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
2820
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
7.7
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
23
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
30

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
0
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
73.6 to 78
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0 to 0.020
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0 to 0.15
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
0.050 to 0.3
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
14.5 to 15.5
Niobium (Nb), % 0
0 to 0.1
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.3
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
7.5 to 8.5
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0 to 0.5
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.5