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C86300 Bronze vs. EN AC-48100 Aluminum

C86300 bronze belongs to the copper alloys classification, while EN AC-48100 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-48100 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
100 to 140
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
76
Elongation at Break, % 14
1.1
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
29
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
240 to 330
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
190 to 300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
640
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
580
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
470
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
880
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
27
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
87

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
11
Density, g/cm3 7.8
2.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
7.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
130
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
940

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
2.3 to 3.6
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
250 to 580
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
51
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
24 to 33
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
31 to 38
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
55
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
11 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
72.1 to 79.8
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
4.0 to 5.0
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 1.3
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.25 to 0.65
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.3
Silicon (Si), % 0
16 to 18
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.25
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 1.5
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.25