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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C61300 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C61300 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 C61300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
34 to 40
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
550 to 580
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
230 to 310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
55
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
12
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
13

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
49
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
370

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
150 to 190
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
230 to 410
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
18 to 19
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
18
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
15
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
19 to 20

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
6.0 to 7.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
88 to 91.8
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
2.0 to 3.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.2
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
0 to 0.15
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.015
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.1
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0.2 to 0.5
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2