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C86300 Bronze vs. C28500 Muntz Metal

Both C86300 bronze and C28500 Muntz Metal are copper alloys. They have 84% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C28500 Muntz Metal.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
100
Elongation at Break, % 14
20
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
380

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
110
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
900
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
100
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
29
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
33

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
22
Density, g/cm3 7.8
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
94
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
700
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
33
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
57 to 59
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.35
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
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
39.5 to 43
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.9