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C86300 Bronze vs. C75400 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C75400 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 (5, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C75400 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
120
Elongation at Break, % 14
2.0 to 43
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
46
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
370 to 630
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
130 to 590

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
1080
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
36
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
7.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
7.4

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
32
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
59
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
12 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
75 to 1450
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
12 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
13 to 19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
12 to 21

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
63.5 to 66.5
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
14 to 16
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
16.2 to 22.5
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5