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C86300 Bronze vs. EN AC-44100 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while EN AC-44100 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-44100 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
59
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
72
Elongation at Break, % 14
4.9
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
180
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
87

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
570
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
590
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
580
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
900
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
21

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
2.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
7.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1050

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
7.1
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
53
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
16
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
55
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
27
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
58
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
8.2

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
84.4 to 89.5
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
0 to 0.15
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.65
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.55
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0
10.5 to 13.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.15