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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C96700 Copper

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C96700 copper are copper alloys. They have 87% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C96700 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
140
Elongation at Break, % 11
10
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
53
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
1210
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
550

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
250
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
310
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1170
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1110
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
30
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
15

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
90
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
9.5
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
140
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
280

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
99
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
1080
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
8.9
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
29
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
8.5
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
40

Alloy Composition

Beryllium (Be), % 0
1.1 to 1.2
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
62.4 to 68.8
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0.4 to 1.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.010
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0.4 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
29 to 33
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.15
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.15 to 0.35
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5