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C84000 Brass vs. C99600 Bronze

Both C84000 brass and C99600 bronze are copper alloys. They have 56% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C84000 brass and the bottom bar is C99600 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
150
Elongation at Break, % 27
27 to 34
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
56
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 250
560
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140
250 to 300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 190
240
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 170
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1040
1100
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 940
1050
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 380
440
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 18
19

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 30
22
Density, g/cm3 8.6
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 49
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 330
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 58
130 to 150
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 83
210 to 310
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.2
10
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
22
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 10
19
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 9.0
14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.0050
1.0 to 2.8
Antimony (Sb), % 0 to 0.020
0
Boron (B), % 0 to 0.1
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.050
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0 to 0.2
Copper (Cu), % 82 to 89
50.8 to 60
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.090
0 to 0.020
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.010
39 to 45
Nickel (Ni), % 0.5 to 2.0
0 to 0.2
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.050
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.0050
0 to 0.1
Sulfur (S), % 0.1 to 0.65
0
Tin (Sn), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 5.0 to 14
0 to 0.2
Zirconium (Zr), % 0 to 0.1
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.7
0 to 0.3