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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001310
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Surface treatments are applied to magnesium parts primarily to improve their appearance and corrosion resistance. Mechanical and chemical cleaning methods are used singly or in combination, depending on the specific application and product involved to ensure repetitive reliability...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003138
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... steel and aluminum alloys to reduce weight in structural parts. cast magnesium alloys fabrication characteristics magnesium mechanical properties product form selection structural applications temper designations wrought magnesium alloys MAGNESIUM AND MAGNESIUM ALLOYS have been...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003139
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract This article discusses the effects of heavy metal impurities, environmental factors, the surface condition (such as as-cast, treated, and painted), and the assembly practice on the corrosion resistance of a magnesium or a magnesium alloy part. It provides information on stress...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005334
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... system of alloy designations for magnesium alloys First part Second part Third part Indicates the two principal alloying elements Indicates the amounts of the two principal elements Distinguishes between different alloys with the same percentages of the two principal alloying elements...
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
.... Unprotected magnesium and magnesium alloy parts are resistant to rural atmospheres and moderately resistant to industrial and mild marine atmospheres, provided they do not contain joints or recesses that entrap water and thus promote the establishment of galvanic couples. Compositions of the corrosion...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003998
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... some cases, high-temperature strength and creep resistance. Many load-bearing, lightweight parts must be forged to meet end-user performance requirements. Forged magnesium parts range in size from 50 gm to 50 kg (0.1 to 110 lb). The helicopter transmission casing shown in Fig. 1 is a good example of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006254
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... and prevention of problems commonly encountered in heat treatment of magnesium alloys Oxidation Cause: Heat treating without use of protective or inert atmosphere; can lead to local weakening of the metal part, and even to burning of the metal in the furnace Prevention: Heat treat in...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006258
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... ). The aerospace and automobile industries are by far the major users of magnesium alloys on a large scale, due to the possibility of reducing the weight of body parts. Magnesium alloys have found automotive applications such as crash members ( Ref 3 ) and wheel rims, and aerospace applications such as...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006288
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... Abstract This article focuses on the aging characteristics of solution and precipitation heat treated aluminum alloy systems and their corresponding types. It includes information on aluminum-copper systems, aluminum-copper-magnesium systems, aluminum-magnesium-silicon systems, aluminum-zinc...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... temperatures of 260 °C (500 °F) are common. Length-to-diameter ratios for magnesium extrusions may be as high as 15 to 1. There is no lower limit, but parts with ratios of less than about 2 to 1 can usually be press drawn at lower cost. A typical ratio is 8 to 1, and parts with higher length-to-diameter...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003135
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... 99.61 (a) 0.24 … … 2.45 0.2 27.3 48.5 21.6 2.4 99.43 (a) 0.31 … … 2.70 Trace 0.9 3.2 14.2 81.7 >99.1 (b) <0.35 <0.2 −50 2.4 <8 17–22 18–30 22–26 18–38 (a) Water atomized plus reduced. (b) Contains magnesium This process involves oxidizing...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005192
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract This article reviews the solubilities of the common gases present in ferrous metals, such as cast irons, and nonferrous metals, such as aluminum, copper, magnesium, and their alloys. The kinetics of the relevant reactions, reactions during solidification, and possible methods of...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005302
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... alloys, aluminum-silicon-copper casting alloys, aluminum-zinc-magnesium casting alloys, and aluminum-magnesium casting alloys. The article also discusses benefits of grain refinement in aluminum casting alloys. boron fatigue strength grain refinement grain size mechanical properties porosity...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005275
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... shots were scrapped preceding a campaign of 1500 parts. All 1500 met customer specifications and were accepted. At the turn of this century, the Thixomolding process was in a relative state of commercial infancy. Having been introduced in the mid-1990s, it is replacing die-cast magnesium and injection...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005268
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... horizontal die casting machine Abstract The cold chamber die casting process is used with higher-melting-point alloys such as aluminum and magnesium. This article discusses the components design of the cold chamber high-pressure die casting machine. It reviews the process parameters of the cold...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003247
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract This article describes the metallographic technique for nonferrous metals and special-purpose alloys. These include aluminum alloys, copper and copper alloys, lead and lead alloys, magnesium alloys, nickel and nickel alloys, magnetic alloys, tin and tin alloys, titanium and titanium...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003221
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... contaminants using wet barrel, or vibratory bowl, abrading in combination with detergents and surface treatment formulations. The ceramic media employed in these operations serve to both clean and smooth parts. Magnesium alloy sheet is wire brushed for in-process cleaning and for removal of oxides before...
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 castings 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...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0009021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... filling, distortion, soundness, and the influence of design on heat treating problems. Light loads can be adequately supported by aluminum or magnesium castings incorporating thin sections. An example of an aircraft part is shown in Fig. 14 , sand cast in aluminum alloy 356...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003184
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... structural forging, the same part in a magnesium alloy may require three dies for successful forging. The lubricants and lubrication conditions used are similar to those used in forging of aluminum alloys. Table 13 Approximate forging pressures required for a 10% upset reduction of various materials...