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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C62500 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C62500 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 (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C62500 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
1.0
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
690
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
410

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
230
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1050
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
460
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
47
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
10
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
11

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
26
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.3
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
55
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
410

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
6.0
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
750
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
24
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
22
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
13
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
24

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
12.5 to 13.5
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
78.5 to 84
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
3.5 to 5.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 2.0
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
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5