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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C77000 Nickel Silver

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C77000 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 74% 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 C77000 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
46
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
420 to 800

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
180
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1050
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1000
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
29
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
5.5
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
6.0

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
31
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.3
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
4.1
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
63
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
300

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
8.1
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
14 to 27
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
15 to 23
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
8.8
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
15 to 28

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
53.5 to 56.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0 to 0.25
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.050
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
16.5 to 19.5
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
22.7 to 30
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5