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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C65400 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C65400 bronze are copper alloys. They have 77% 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 C65400 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
2.6 to 47
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
500 to 1060
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
170 to 910

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
260
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1020
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
960
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
36
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
7.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
7.3

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
31
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
2.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
45
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
10 to 480
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
130 to 3640
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.3
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
16 to 34
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
16 to 27
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
10
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
18 to 39

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0.010 to 0.12
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
93.8 to 96.1
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
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
2.7 to 3.4
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Tin (Sn), % 0
1.2 to 1.9
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.2