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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C31600 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C31600 bronze are copper alloys. They have 78% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C31600 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
6.7 to 28
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
270 to 460
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
80 to 390

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1040
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1010
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
380
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
140
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
32
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
33

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.8
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
30 to 58
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
28 to 690
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
8.5 to 15
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
11 to 15
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
42
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
9.4 to 16

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
87.5 to 90.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0 to 0.1
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
1.3 to 2.5
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
0.7 to 1.2
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0.040 to 0.1
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
5.2 to 10.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.4