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C86300 Bronze vs. C26200 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C26200 brass are copper alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C26200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
3.0 to 180
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
330 to 770
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
110 to 490

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
950
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
920
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
120
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
31

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
25
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
19 to 160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
62 to 1110
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
11 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
38
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
11 to 26

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
67 to 70
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.050
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.070
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
29.6 to 33
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.3