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C86300 Bronze vs. C66700 Brass

Both C86300 bronze and C66700 brass are copper alloys. They have 89% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 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 C66700 brass.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
2.0 to 58
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
340 to 690
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
100 to 640

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1090
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1050
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
97
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
17
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
19

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
25
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
320

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
13 to 150
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
49 to 1900
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
11 to 23
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13 to 21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
30
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
11 to 23

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
68.5 to 71.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.070
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0.8 to 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
26.3 to 30.7
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5