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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C62300 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C62300 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 (2, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C62300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
18 to 32
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
570 to 630
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
230 to 310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
440
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
54
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
28
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
52
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
390

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
95 to 150
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
240 to 430
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
19 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
18 to 20
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
15
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
20 to 22

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
8.5 to 10
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
83.2 to 89.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
0 to 1.0
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.25
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.6
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5