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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C62400 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C62400 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 C62400 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
11 to 14
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
690 to 730
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
270 to 350

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
230
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
440
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
59
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
27
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.2
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
53
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
400

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
68 to 77
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
320 to 550
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
23 to 25
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
21 to 22
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
16
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
25 to 26

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
10 to 11.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
82.8 to 88
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
2.0 to 4.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.3
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
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 0.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5