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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C79600 Nickel Silver

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C79600 nickel silver are copper alloys. They have 56% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C79600 nickel silver.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
110
Elongation at Break, % 11
15
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.3
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
43
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
480
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
300

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
180
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
130
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
930
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
880
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
36
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
21

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
7.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
8.0

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
25
Density, g/cm3 8.9
7.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
57
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
310

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
63
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
400
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
17
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
12
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
15

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
43.5 to 46.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0.8 to 1.2
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
1.5 to 2.5
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
9.0 to 11
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
38.3 to 45.2
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5