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C86300 Bronze vs. C77600 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C77600 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 70% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C77600 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
30
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
630
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
320

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
140
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
830
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
790
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
27
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
31

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
27
Density, g/cm3 7.8
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
60
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
160
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
470
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
22
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
21
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
42 to 45
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.25
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
12 to 14
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0 to 0.15
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
39.7 to 46
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5