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C86300 Bronze vs. C44500 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C44500 brass are copper alloys. They have 88% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C44500 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
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
350
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
120

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
940
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
900
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
25
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
27

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
26
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
46
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
65
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
12
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
35
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
12

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
70 to 73
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.060
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
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0.020 to 0.1
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0.9 to 1.2
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
25.2 to 29.1
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.4