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C86300 Bronze vs. C73100 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C73100 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 84% 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 C73100 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
3.4 to 8.0
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
450 to 640
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
420 to 590

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1000
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
7.5
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
8.0

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
28
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
49
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
21 to 35
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
790 to 1560
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
15 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
15 to 20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
15 to 21

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
70.8 to 78
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 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
4.0 to 6.0
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
18 to 22
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5