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C86300 Bronze vs. 5252 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while 5252 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, 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 5252 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
68 to 75
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
68
Elongation at Break, % 14
4.5 to 11
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
25
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
230 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
170 to 240

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
400
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
650
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
610
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
24

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
34
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
120

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
8.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1190

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
12 to 23
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
210 to 430
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
23 to 30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
31 to 36
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
57
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
10 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
96.6 to 97.8
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
2.2 to 2.8
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.080
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Vanadium (V), % 0
0 to 0.050
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.1