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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C61500 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C61500 bronze are copper alloys. They have 79% 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 C61500 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
3.0 to 55
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
480 to 970
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
150 to 720

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1040
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1030
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
430
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
58
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

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

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
52
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
380

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
27 to 200
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
100 to 2310
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
16 to 32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
16 to 26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
16
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
17 to 34

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
7.7 to 8.3
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
89 to 90.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.015
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
1.8 to 2.2
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
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5