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C86300 Bronze vs. EN AC-46200 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while EN AC-46200 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-46200 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
82
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
73
Elongation at Break, % 14
1.1
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
27
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
210
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
130

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
510
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
620
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
22

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
88

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
10
Density, g/cm3 7.8
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
7.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1060

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
2.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
110
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
50
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
28
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
44
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
9.5

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
82.6 to 90.3
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
2.0 to 3.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.050 to 0.55
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0.15 to 0.65
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.35
Silicon (Si), % 0
7.5 to 9.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 1.2
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.25