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C86300 Bronze vs. EN AC-45300 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while EN AC-45300 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-45300 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
94 to 120
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
71
Elongation at Break, % 14
1.0 to 2.8
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
220 to 290
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
150 to 230

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
470
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
630
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
590
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
36
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
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1120

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
2.7 to 5.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
160 to 390
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
23 to 29
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
30 to 35
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
60
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
10 to 13

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
90.2 to 94.2
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
1.0 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.65
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.35 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.55
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.25
Silicon (Si), % 0
4.5 to 5.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.15
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.15