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C86300 Bronze vs. C71500 Copper-nickel

Both C86300 bronze and C71500 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (8, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C71500 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
140
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
52
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
380 to 620

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1240
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1170
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
28
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
16

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
4.6
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
4.7

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
41
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
5.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
74
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
280

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
8.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
12 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
7.7
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
12 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
63.5 to 70.6
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0.4 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
29 to 33
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5