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C86300 Bronze vs. EN AC-43300 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while EN AC-43300 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-43300 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
91 to 94
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
71
Elongation at Break, % 14
3.4 to 6.7
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
280 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
210 to 230

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
540
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
910
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
40
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
9.5
Density, g/cm3 7.8
2.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1080

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
9.1 to 17
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
300 to 370
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
54
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
31 to 32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
37 to 38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
59
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
13 to 14

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
88.9 to 90.8
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
0 to 0.050
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.19
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.25 to 0.45
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0
Silicon (Si), % 0
9.0 to 10
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.070
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.1