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C96300 Copper-nickel vs. C99500 Copper

Both C96300 copper-nickel and C99500 copper are copper alloys. Both are furnished in the as-fabricated (no temper or treatment) condition. They have 83% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 26 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 C99500 copper.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 130
120
Elongation at Break, % 11
13
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.34
Shear Modulus, GPa 49
45
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 580
540
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 430
310

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 230
240
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 240
210
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1200
1090
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1150
1040
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 400
400
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
30
Density, g/cm3 8.9
8.7
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 5.1
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 76
47
Embodied Water, L/kg 290
300

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 59
63
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 720
410
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 8.2
7.7
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 19
19
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 18
17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
17
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 20
19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
0.5 to 2.0
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.15
0
Copper (Cu), % 72.3 to 80.8
82.5 to 92
Iron (Fe), % 0.5 to 1.5
3.0 to 5.0
Lead (Pb), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.25
Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 1.5
0 to 0.5
Nickel (Ni), % 18 to 22
3.5 to 5.5
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 1.5
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.020
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.5
0.5 to 2.0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0.5 to 2.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.3