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C86300 Bronze vs. EN AC-48000 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while EN AC-48000 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-48000 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
100 to 110
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
73
Elongation at Break, % 14
1.0
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
28
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
220 to 310
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
210 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
570
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
600
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
560
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
890
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
33
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
110

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
10
Density, g/cm3 7.8
2.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
7.9
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
1030

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
2.2 to 3.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
300 to 510
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
53
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
23 to 33
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
31 to 39
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
54
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
10 to 15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
80.4 to 87.2
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
0.8 to 1.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.7
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.8 to 1.5
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.35
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0.7 to 1.3
Silicon (Si), % 0
10.5 to 13.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.15