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C86300 Bronze vs. C23400 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C23400 brass are copper alloys. They have 81% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 22 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (10, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C23400 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
370 to 640

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
970
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
930
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
19

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
27
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
320

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
12 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13 to 19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
36
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
12 to 22

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
81 to 84
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
15.7 to 19
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.2