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C86300 Bronze vs. C76400 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C76400 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 83% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C76400 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
46
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
590 to 610

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
990
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
950
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
31
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
5.7
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
6.1

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
32
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
4.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
63
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
300

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
8.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
19 to 20
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
18 to 19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
9.3
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
19 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
58.5 to 61.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.25
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
16.5 to 19.5
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
17.7 to 25
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5