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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C18100 Copper

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C18100 copper are copper alloys. They have 77% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C18100 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Elongation at Break, % 11
8.3
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
47
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
510
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
460

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
210
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1080
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1020
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
320
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
80
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
81

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
31
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
43
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
40
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
900
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
16
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
16
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
94
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
18

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.4 to 1.2
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
98.7 to 99.49
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
0.030 to 0.060
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
0
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.080 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5