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C86300 Bronze vs. C73500 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C73500 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 74% 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 C73500 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
130
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
47
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
380 to 580

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1140
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1090
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
36
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
6.5
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
6.7

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
35
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
4.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
61
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
300

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
8.0
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
10
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
13 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
70.5 to 73.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
16.5 to 19.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
5.7 to 13
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5