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C86300 Bronze vs. C72150 Copper-nickel

Both C86300 bronze and C72150 copper-nickel are copper alloys. They have 56% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 29 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C72150 copper-nickel.

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Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness 250
99
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
150
Elongation at Break, % 14
29
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
55
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
490
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
210

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
250
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
600
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1210
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1250
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
410
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
22
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
14

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
3.5
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
3.6

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
45
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
6.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
88
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
270

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
150
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
9.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
15
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
15
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
6.0
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Carbon (C), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
52.5 to 57
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.050
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
43 to 46
Silicon (Si), % 0
0 to 0.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5