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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C63000 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C63000 bronze are copper alloys. They have 83% 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 C63000 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Elongation at Break, % 11
7.9 to 15
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
660 to 790
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
330 to 390

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
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
440
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
39
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
18

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
7.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
7.6

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
57
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
390

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
47 to 82
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
470 to 640
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
22 to 26
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
20 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
23 to 27

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
9.0 to 11
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
76.8 to 85
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 1.5
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
4.0 to 5.5
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
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.3
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5