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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C75400 Nickel Silver

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C75400 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 81% 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 C75400 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Elongation at Break, % 11
2.0 to 43
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
46
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
370 to 630
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
130 to 590

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1080
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
390
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
7.4

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
32
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.8
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
59
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
12 to 120
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
75 to 1450
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
12 to 21
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
13 to 19
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
12 to 21

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
63.5 to 66.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.1
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
14 to 16
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
16.2 to 22.5
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5