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C86300 Bronze vs. C46200 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C46200 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 (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C46200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
100
Elongation at Break, % 14
17 to 34
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
370 to 480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
120 to 290

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
840
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
800
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
110
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
24
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.1
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: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
69 to 100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
72 to 400
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
13 to 16
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
14 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
35
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
12 to 16

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
62 to 65
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0.5 to 1.0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
33.3 to 37.5
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.4