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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C55180 Copper

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C55180 copper are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 77% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C55180 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
20
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
41
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
200
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
100

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
710
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
200
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
2.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
39
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
290

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
34
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
48
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
6.4
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
8.8
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
56
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
7.9

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
94.7 to 95.2
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0
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
4.8 to 5.2
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15