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This Article is a compilation of property data for standard grades of wrought magnesium and cast magnesium alloys. Data are provided for mechanical, physical, thermal, and electrical properties. Valuable information is provided regarding the applications, chemical compositions, relevant specifications, fabrication characteristics and mass characteristics of each alloy.

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Susan Housh, Barry Mikucki, Archie Stevenson, Properties of Magnesium Alloys, Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, Vol 2, ASM Handbook, By ASM Handbook Committee, ASM International, 1990, p 480–516,

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