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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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170432
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... specific alloys can also be classified as to product from: cast, wrought, or filler metal. The nominal compositions and typical tensile properties of the most common commercial magnesium alloys are presented in Table 3 . Table 3 Nominal compositions and typical room-temperature tensile properties...
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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
... 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... 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 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... alloying elements such as manganese or zinc, to obtain good corrosion resistance. These limits are stated in Table 5 for die-cast products. Fig. 3 Effect of iron content on the corrosion rate of commercially pure magnesium subjected to alternate immersion in 3% NaCl. Source: Ref 4 Fig. 4...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... 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 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smfpa.t53500083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-317-1
... testing of wrought and cast aluminum and magnesium alloys. The majority of the mechanical properties available in the literature are obtained by uniaxial tensile testing. Fig. 5.3 Tensile test specimen In an actual deformation process, the state of stress is mostly multiaxial rather than...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... group Figure 5.2 summarizes the major alloying elements alloys and alloy groups. It shows different combinations of silicon, magnesium, and copper in the alloy series of 3XX.X. These elements and their combinations impart different casting characteristics and the ability for heat treatment to...
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 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... with strengthening from Mg 2 Si. 5 xxx Magnesium Work hardened and solid-solution strengthened 5 xx.x Magnesium Single-phase casting alloys. Non-heat-treatable 6 xxx Magnesium and silicon Heat treatable with strengthening from Mg 2 Si 6 xx.x Unused series The 3 xx.x and 4 xx.x...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... 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 alloying element. 5 xx.x: Alloys in which magnesium...
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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
... coatings and anodes for corrosion protection 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...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Series Aluminum content or main alloying element 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 For cast alloys ( Table 2.4 ), the first digit again refers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
... such as magnesium and copper also form intermetallic phases with aluminum. Therefore, numerous structurally differentiated intermetallic phases are very important microstructure constituents that determine technological, mechanical, and useful properties of the technical aluminum alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... major die casting metals are zinc, aluminum, magnesium, and, to some extent, copper. Since the solidification rate is high, this process is amenable to high-volume production. It is used to produce very intricate shapes in the small-to-intermediate part size range. Characteristics of the process include...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... through the charge. Crucible furnaces are used to melt aluminum, zinc, magnesium, and copper alloys. In these furnaces, shown in Fig. 16 , natural gas or a petroleum fuel is burned, and the flame surrounds the crucible. Crucible furnaces can also be used in induction melting. When natural gas is used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... castability. Hypereutectic aluminum-silicon alloys including 390.0 have become more important in wear-resistant applications. Magnesium content is usually controlled at low levels to minimize oxidation and the generation of oxides in the casting process. Most commonly used die casting alloys specify...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... in melted samples removes grain growth inhibition by BeO. Agglomeration of beryllium is believed to be due to grain-boundary incipient melting promoted by impurities such as aluminum, silicon, and magnesium. Wouch et al. [1978] , in a related investigation, examined the difference in...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... from the reduction cells or remelt ingots made from the virgin aluminum are sometimes used. The choice of using the high-purity aluminum ingot is a management decision to maintain high-purity billet quality within the cost limits. The alloying elements with low melting points, such as magnesium and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Aluminum wheels Damping capacity Superior to stamped steel components Lower control arms Excellent machinability Superior machinability compared to steel Machinability improved by increased magnesium content Brake master cylinders Valve bodies ABS housings Aesthetic appeal...