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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C63800 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C63800 bronze are copper alloys. They have 77% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 25 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (7, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C63800 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
7.9 to 41
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
460 to 1010

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
240
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1000
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
410
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
40
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

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

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
30
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
330

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.4
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
15 to 33
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
15 to 26
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
17 to 36

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
2.5 to 3.1
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0.25 to 0.55
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
92.4 to 95.8
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0 to 0.2
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.1
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
0 to 0.2
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
1.5 to 2.1
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.8
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5