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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006741
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
.... This datasheet provides information on key alloy metallurgy and processing effects on mechanical properties of this 7xxx series alloy. aluminum alloy 7099 floor beams fuselage frames high-strength aluminum-magnesium-zinc-copper alloys Kaiser aluminum alloys mechanical properties quench-sensitive...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006274
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... ambient temperature. Precipitation-Hardening Alloys of Al-Cu-Mg Additions of magnesium to aluminum-copper alloys accelerate and intensify natural age hardening. These were the first heat treatable high-strength aluminum alloys, and they have continued through the years to be among the most popular...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005887
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... AZ xx Aluminum zinc Most widely used magnesium alloy Moderate strength Good ductility and toughness Can be cast, formed, and forged EA xx Rare earth aluminum Aerospace alloy EQ xx Rare earth silver High yield strengths up to 200 °C (390 °F) Sand and permanent mold castings EZ xx Rare...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002462
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... Abstract This article focuses on the monolithic form of nonferrous alloys, including aluminum, copper, nickel, cobalt, titanium, zinc, magnesium, and beryllium alloys. Each metal and alloy offers unique combinations of useful physical, chemical, and structural properties that are made available...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006503
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
...—are copper, magnesium, manganese, silicon, and zinc. These elements all have significant solid solubility in aluminum, and in all cases the solubility increases with increasing temperature ( Fig. 1 ). Figure 2 ( Ref 1 ) shows the principal aluminum alloys based on these elements. Note that they are used...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract Die casting is the process most often used for shaping zinc alloys. This article tabulates the compositions of zinc casting alloys and comparison of typical mechanical properties of zinc casting alloys. It discusses additions of alloys to the zinc, including aluminum, magnesium, copper...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003674
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... to 7%. Several also contain magnesium and/or manganese. The alloys in this series are strengthened by thermal processing. These alloys attain high strengths and are used in sheet, plate, and extruded forms, primarily in aerospace applications. Copper in aluminum alloys generally decreases...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006509
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... wrought alloys and the 7 xx.x cast alloys. The addition of copper to the Al-Zn-Mg alloys, together with small but important amounts of chromium and manganese, results in the highest-strength aluminum-base alloys commercially available. In this alloy system, zinc and magnesium control the aging...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003175
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... covers the types and melting and casting practices of copper alloys, zinc alloys, magnesium alloys, titanium alloys, and superalloys, and provides a brief account on the casting technique of metal-matrix composites. aluminum alloys casting copper alloys magnesium alloys melting metal-matrix...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003139
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... performance of die-cast AZ91 test specimens as compared to the range of performance observed for cold-rolled steel and die-cast aluminum alloy 380 samples. Such results have led to the definition of the critical contaminant limits for two magnesium-aluminum alloys in both low- and high-pressure cast form...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003181
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., ferrous and nonferrous. Figure 6 shows the annealed ultimate tensile and yield strengths and response to cold rolling for AISI type 304 stainless steel, 1045 steel, aluminum alloy 1100, copper C11000, and some selected copper alloys. The high work-hardening rate and strength of the austenitic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005903
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... the pouring properties and reduces shrinkage during solidification. Magnesium provides good grinding and polishing properties and improved resistance to corrosion. Copper raises strength and hardness, particularly together with magnesium and zinc. Fig. 27 Aluminum-silicon system. Source: Ref 34...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003124
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... . Depending on the zinc/magnesium ratio, copper-free alloys are strengthened by metastable precursors to either MgZn 2 or Al 2 Mg 3 Zn 3 . In Al-Zn-Mg-Cu alloys, copper and aluminum substitute for zinc in MgZn 2 to form Mg(Zn,Cu,Al) 2 . Al 2 CuMg particles can also form in these alloys by eutectic...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005306
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... of copper alloys, 10% Magnesium high-pressure die casting, 3% The articles in this Section, “Casting of Non-ferrous Alloys,” describe the shape casting of aluminum, copper, and zinc alloys along with articles on the continuous casting of aluminum and copper. Casting of magnesium alloys is detailed...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
.... As with aluminum plate, sheet made of the heat-treatable alloys in which copper or zinc are the major alloying constituents, notably the high-strength 2 xxx and 7 xxx series alloys, also is available in Alclad form for increased corrosion resistance. In addition, special composites may be obtained such as Alclad...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003331
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
... 105 28 Zinc die-casting alloys 91 82 Silver 90 26 Magnesium alloys, wrought 82 46 Magnesium alloys, cast 80 50 Aluminum alloys, 3000 series 77 28 Rare earths 77 17 Gold 66 25 Aluminum alloys, 1000 series 44 19 Tin and its alloys 29 5 Lead and its alloys...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003781
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... Abstract This article discusses the specimen preparation techniques for zinc and its alloys and zinc-coated specimens, namely, sectioning, mounting, grinding and polishing, and etching. It describes the characteristics of lead, cadmium, iron, copper, titanium, aluminum, magnesium, and tin...
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By David V. Neff
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... the methods of degassing aluminum, magnesium, and copper alloys. It provides information on the sources of hydrogen in aluminum and gases in copper. castings aluminum copper alloys degassing gas porosity hydrogen content gas content magnesium reliability GAS POROSITY is a major factor...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003814
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
...: aluminum, beryllium, cobalt, copper, gold, hafnium, iridium, lead, magnesium, nickel, niobium (columbium), osmium, palladium, platinum, rhodium, ruthenium, silver, tantalum, tin, titanium, uranium, zinc, and zirconium. Also covered in this Section are several specialty nonferrous products that cannot...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003820
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... with temperature. At 100 °C (210 °F), the aluminum-zinc (AZ) alloys typically corrode at 0.25 to 0.50 mm/yr (10 to 20 mils/yr). Pure magnesium and alloy ZK60A corrode excessively at 100 °C (212 °F), with rates up to 25 mm/yr (1000 mils/yr). At 150 °C (300 °F), all magnesium alloys corrode excessively ( Ref 9...