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C86300 Bronze vs. C47940 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C47940 brass are copper alloys. They have 89% 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 C47940 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
100
Elongation at Break, % 14
14 to 34
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
380 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
160 to 390

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
850
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
25
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
47
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
330

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
68 to 100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
120 to 740
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
13 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
14 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
36
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
13 to 17

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
63 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0.1 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
1.0 to 2.0
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0.1 to 0.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
1.2 to 2.0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
28.1 to 34.6
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.4