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C86300 Bronze vs. 5083 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while 5083 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown. Please note that the two materials have significantly dissimilar densities. This means that additional care is required when interpreting the data, because some material properties are based on units of mass, while others are based on units of area or volume.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is 5083 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
75 to 110
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
68
Elongation at Break, % 14
1.1 to 17
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
290 to 390
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
110 to 340

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
580
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
96

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
9.5
Density, g/cm3 7.8
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
8.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1170

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
4.2 to 42
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
95 to 860
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
29 to 40
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
36 to 44
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
12 to 17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
92.4 to 95.6
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.050 to 0.25
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.4
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
4.0 to 4.9
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0.4 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.4
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.25
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.15