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C86300 Bronze vs. C33000 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C33000 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 C33000 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
7.0 to 60
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
320 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
110 to 450

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
940
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
900
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
26
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
29

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
24
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
35 to 150
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
60 to 950
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
11 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
37
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
11 to 17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
65 to 68
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.070
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0.25 to 0.7
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
30.8 to 34.8
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.4