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C86300 Bronze vs. C23000 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C23000 brass are copper alloys. They have 78% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C23000 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
2.9 to 47
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
280 to 590
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
83 to 480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
990
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
160
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
37
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
39

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
28
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
6.2 to 260
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
31 to 1040
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
8.9 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
11 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
9.4 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
84 to 86
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.050
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
13.7 to 16
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.2