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C86300 Bronze vs. C79600 Nickel Silver

Both C86300 bronze and C79600 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 73% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C86300 bronze and the bottom bar is C79600 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 14
15
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 42
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 850
480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 480
300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 200
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 160
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 920
930
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 890
880
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 420
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 35
36
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 20
21

Electrical Properties

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

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 23
25
Density, g/cm3 7.8
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.0
3.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 51
57
Embodied Water, L/kg 360
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 100
63
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 1030
400
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 30
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 25
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 11
12
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 28
15

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.0 to 7.5
0
Copper (Cu), % 60 to 66
43.5 to 46.5
Iron (Fe), % 2.0 to 4.0
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.2
0.8 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 2.5 to 5.0
1.5 to 2.5
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 1.0
9.0 to 11
Tin (Sn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zinc (Zn), % 22 to 28
38.3 to 45.2
Residuals, % 0 to 1.0
0 to 0.5