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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170432
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... Abstract This article examines the composition and properties of magnesium and its alloys. It discusses alloy and temper designations, applications and product forms, and commercial alloy systems, and explains how alloying elements affect physical and mechanical properties, processing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... Abstract Stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) in magnesium alloys was first reported in the 1930s and, within ten years, became the focus of intense study. This chapter provides a summary of all known work published since then on the nature of SCC in magnesium alloys and how it is related...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... Abstract This chapter discusses the effects of metallurgical factors on the corrosion resistance of magnesium alloys. The factors are chemical composition, heat treating, grain size, and cold-work effects. The chapter describes the causes of corrosion failures in magnesium alloys, namely heavy...
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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
... Abstract Magnesium, by volume, is two-thirds the weight of aluminum and one-quarter the weight of steel. It also has good damping capacity, giving it an edge over other metals in high-vibration environments. This chapter discusses the basic metallurgy, alloy designations, compositions...
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 27.13 Anodizing treatment for magnesium alloys. Source: Ref 9 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
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smfpa.t53500083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-317-1
... magnesium alloys warm forming ONE OF THE MAJOR GOALS of engineering design and manufacturing is weight reduction to save energy. One way to achieve energy savings without jeopardizing the structural integrity of the product is to use lightweight metals, such as aluminum, magnesium, titanium...
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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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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 27.12 Section of hot-extruded ZK60 magnesium alloy. Original magnification: 250×. Source: Ref 6 More
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Published: 01 October 2011
Fig. 5.11 Microstructure of a thixocast (semisolid process) AZ91 magnesium alloy. (a) Conventional etching. (b) Electrolytic etching and polarized light illumination. Color helps distinguish grain orientation and the ratio of minimum to maximum grain diameters. Courtesy E. Schaberger, Gießerei More
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Published: 01 December 2006
Fig. 5.9 Deformation behavior of the magnesium alloy MgAl6Zn in hot-compression tests in the temperature range between 200 and 220 °C (Source: Schmidt/Beck) More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Fig. 8.9 Automobile parts damaged by corrosion. (a) Magnesium alloy used in rotorcraft. (b) Magnesium alloy fastened to a steel bracket by a coated steel bolt. Source: Ref 8.45 More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Fig. 8.10 Enhanced corrosion resistance of cold-sprayed magnesium alloy AZ31 using aluminum compared to AZ91D and AM60B alloys in 3.5% NaCl. Source: Ref 8.44 More
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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 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 October 2012
Fig. 3.15 Section of hot-extruded ZK60 magnesium alloy. Source: Ref 3.7 More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 3.18 Corrosion rates in 3% NaCl solution of magnesium alloy AZ31B coupled with aluminum containing varying amounts of iron and magnesium. The corrosion rate of uncoupled AZ31B is shown for comparison. Source: Ref 3.8 More
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Published: 01 March 2006
Fig. 11.48 Effect of environment on fatigue of magnesium alloy AX61A. Source: Ref 11.54 More
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 27.3 Corrosion comparison of aluminum and magnesium casting alloys. Source: Ref 4 More