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C86300 Bronze vs. EN AC-41000 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while EN AC-41000 aluminum belongs to the aluminum alloys. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, 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 EN AC-41000 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
57 to 97
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
69
Elongation at Break, % 14
4.5
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
26
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
170 to 280
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
80 to 210

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
420
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
630
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
170
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
38
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
130

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
8.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1160

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
6.4 to 11
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
46 to 300
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
18 to 29
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
26 to 35
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
69
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
7.8 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
95.2 to 97.6
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
0 to 0.1
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.6
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.45 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0.3 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.050
Silicon (Si), % 0
1.6 to 2.4
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.050 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.1
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.15