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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C65100 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C65100 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 (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C65100 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Elongation at Break, % 11
2.4 to 50
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
280 to 560
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
95 to 440

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
230
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1060
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1030
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
57
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
12

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
30
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
2.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
41
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
12 to 110
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
39 to 820
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
18
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
8.7 to 18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
11 to 17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
16
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
9.5 to 19

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
94.5 to 99.2
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.7
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
0.8 to 2.0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 1.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5