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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C96800 Copper

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C96800 copper are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 87% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C96300 copper-nickel and the bottom bar is C96800 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Elongation at Break, % 11
3.4
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
46
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
1010
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
860

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
220
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
220
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1120
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1060
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
390
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 37
52
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 16
17

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 6.0
10
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 6.1
10

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
34
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.9
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.4
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
52
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
33
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
3000
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.6
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
32
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 10
15
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
35

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0 to 0.1
Antimony (Sb), % 0
0 to 0.020
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
87.1 to 90.5
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.0050
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0.050 to 0.3
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
9.5 to 10.5
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.0050
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0 to 0.0025
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.5