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C86300 Bronze vs. C49300 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C49300 brass are copper alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C49300 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
100
Elongation at Break, % 14
4.5 to 20
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
40
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
430 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
210 to 410

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
170
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
120
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
880
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
840
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
88
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
15
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
17

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
26
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
50
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
370

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
21 to 71
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
220 to 800
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
15 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
16 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
29
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
14 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0 to 0.5
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.5
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
0.5 to 2.0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
58 to 62
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.030
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0 to 1.5
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.2
Selenium (Se), % 0
0 to 0.2
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.1
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
1.0 to 1.8
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
30.6 to 40.5
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5