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C86300 Bronze vs. C74000 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C74000 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 82% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 22 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C74000 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
120
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
380 to 590

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
990
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
950
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
40
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
42

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
30
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
54
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
310

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.7
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
13 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
14 to 18
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
13 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
69 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
9.0 to 11
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
14.2 to 22
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5