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C86300 Bronze vs. C42200 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C42200 brass are copper alloys. They have 74% 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 C42200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
2.0 to 46
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
300 to 610
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
100 to 570

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1040
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1020
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
31
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
32

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
29
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
44
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
12 to 110
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
49 to 1460
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
9.5 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
11 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
39
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
10 to 21

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
86 to 89
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
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.35
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0.8 to 1.4
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
8.7 to 13.2
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5