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C86300 Bronze vs. C66200 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C66200 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 (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C66200 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
8.0 to 15
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
450 to 520
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
410 to 480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1070
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1030
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
150
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
35
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
36

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
29
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
40 to 66
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
760 to 1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.2
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
14 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
15 to 16
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
45
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
16 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
86.6 to 91
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
0.3 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0.050 to 0.2
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0.2 to 0.7
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
6.5 to 12.9
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5