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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C65500 Bronze

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C65500 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 C65500 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Elongation at Break, % 11
4.0 to 70
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
360 to 760
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
120 to 430

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
260
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
200
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
970
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
36
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
7.3

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.6
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
2.7
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
42
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
11 to 450
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
62 to 790
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.5
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
12 to 24
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
13 to 21
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
10
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
12 to 26

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
91.5 to 96.7
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
0.5 to 1.3
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
0 to 0.6
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
2.8 to 3.8
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 1.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5