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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C76200 Nickel Silver

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C76200 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 72% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 24 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 C76200 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.31
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
44
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
390 to 790

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
190
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
170
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1030
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
980
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
45
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
19

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
9.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
9.8

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
29
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.2
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.6
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
57
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
310

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
13 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
14 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
14
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
13 to 26

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
57 to 61
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
11 to 13.5
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
24.2 to 32
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5