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C86300 Bronze vs. C71520 Copper-nickel

Both C86300 bronze and C71520 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 65% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C71520 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
140
Elongation at Break, % 14
10 to 45
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
51
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
370 to 570
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
140 to 430

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
260
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1170
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1120
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
32
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
15

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
5.7
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
5.8

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
40
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
5.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
73
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
280

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
54 to 130
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
67 to 680
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
8.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
12 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
8.9
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
12 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.050
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
65 to 71.6
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0.4 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.020
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
28 to 33
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.2
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.020
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5