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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 3.11 AZ91 die-cast magnesium alloy used in automotive applications. (a) Door frame for hidden headlight assembly weighing 0.370 kg (0.816 lb). (b) Air intake grille weighing 3.240 kg (7.143 lb). (c) Air cleaner cover (shown mounted on a vehicle engine) weighing 2.307 kg (5.086 lb). (d More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Fig. 9.1 Data from Ref 9.13 comparing similar cast and wrought magnesium alloys during long-term stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) tests in a rural environment More
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
..., and mechanical properties of cast and wrought magnesium alloys. It also describes the processes used to produce magnesium parts, the causes and effects of corrosion, and the use of protective coatings and treatments. cast magnesium alloys corrosion protection corrosion resistance extrusion...
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 3.4 Effect of zirconium additions to sand-cast binary magnesium-zirconium alloys on mechanical properties and grain size. Source: Ref 3.2 More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 3.8 Corrosion comparison of aluminum and magnesium casting alloys. Source: Ref 3.1 More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 3.12 Magnesium alloy sand castings. (a) Main transmission housing for a heavy lift helicopter that was sand cast in WE43B magnesium alloy having a T6 temper. Casting weight = 206 lb (93 kg). Courtesy of Fansteel Wellman Dynamics. (b) Gearbox housing for a military fighter aircraft More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 3.13 Microstructure of sand-cast QE22A-T6 magnesium alloy. Source: Ref 3.7 More
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 27.3 Corrosion comparison of aluminum and magnesium casting alloys. Source: Ref 4 More
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 27.9 Microstructure of sand-cast QE22A-T6 magnesium alloy. Original magnification: 100×. Source: Ref 8 More
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240509
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... that of some of the competing aluminum casting alloys. This chapter begins with a general overview of magnesium metallurgy and alloy designations and moves on to discuss in detail the nominal compositions, mechanical properties, heat treatment, fabrication, and corrosion protection of magnesium casting alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170432
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
.... Nonstructural Uses Magnesium is an important constituent in aluminum alloys; in fact, the largest usage of magnesium (44% of reported consumption) is for alloying with aluminum. Additions of up to 5% in wrought alloys and 10% in cast alloys result in aluminum alloys with favorable combinations of strength...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... the density of iron and two-thirds that of aluminum. Because of this low density, both cast and wrought magnesium alloys have been developed and used for a wide variety of structural applications in which low weight is important, if not a requirement. The magnesium industry grew rapidly during the period...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... … … C, W (a) For details, see alloying specifications. (b) C, castings; W, wrought products Metallurgical Factors Chemical Composition As the galvanic series in seawater reveals, magnesium is anodic to all other structural metals and, as a result, galvanic interactions between...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... alloying elements may be specified. 3 xx.x: Alloys in which silicon is the principal alloying element. The other alloying elements such as copper and magnesium are specified. The 3 xx.x series comprises nearly 90% of all shaped castings produced. 4 xx.x: Alloys in which silicon is the principal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
.... This chapter provides information on specifications and widely used designation systems and alloy nomenclature for aluminum casting alloys. It describes the composition of seven basic families of aluminum casting alloys: aluminum-copper, aluminum-silicon-copper, aluminum-silicon, aluminum-silicon-magnesium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130541
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... copper nickel 18 10 Pure Tellurium (Te) 18–20 9.9–11 Silver alloys 19 11 Pure Silver (Ag) 17–21 9.4–12 Wrought brass 16–23 8.9–13 3xx.x series cast aluminum silicon + copper or magnesium 16–24 8.9–13 2xxx series wrought aluminum copper 16–24 8.9–13 Zinc copper titanium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtbp.t59310351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-326-3
... alloys (3 xxx wrought series), and the binary alloys in the aluminum-silicon series (4 xxx wrought, 4 xx.x cast) and aluminum-magnesium series (5 xxx wrought and 5 xx .0 cast). Binary alloys in the aluminum-silicon and aluminum-magnesium series are solid-solution alloys, but heat treatable alloys may...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... for aluminum alloys Series Aluminum content or main alloying element Wrought alloys 1 xxx 99.00% min 2 xxx Copper 3 xxx Manganese 4 xxx Silicon 5 xxx Magnesium 6 xxx Magnesium and silicon 7 xxx Zinc 8 xxx Others 9 xxx Unused Cast alloys 1 xx .0...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Abstract This chapter describes the processes involved in alloy production, including melting, casting, solidification, and fabrication. It discusses the effects of alloying on solidification, the formation of solidification structures, supercooling, nucleation, and grain growth. It describes...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170520
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... of irons and steels; in zinc casting alloys; as an alloying element in copper, aluminum, magnesium, and other alloys; in wrought zinc alloys; and in zinc chemicals. In the corrosion-protection category, hot dip or continuous galvanizing accounts for the majority of zinc consumption (Hot dip zinc and zinc...