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C86300 Bronze vs. C24000 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C24000 brass are copper alloys. They have 83% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C24000 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
310 to 640

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1000
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
970
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
34

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
10 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
12 to 20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
43
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
10 to 22

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
78.5 to 81.5
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
18.2 to 21.5
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.2