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C86300 Bronze vs. C79200 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C79200 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 88% 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 C79200 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
480 to 540

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
950
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
910
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
42
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 8.0
28
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.2
30

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
30
Density, g/cm3 7.8
8.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
56
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
16 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
16 to 18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
13
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
16 to 18

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
59 to 66.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0.8 to 1.4
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
11 to 13
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
17.9 to 29.2
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5