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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
.... In some die-casting operations, the amount of process scrap generated is low, and it becomes economically feasible to have this scrap remelted and ingotted before it is reused. With the magnesium-aluminum-zinc alloys used in the sand-casting and die-casting operations, little correction...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... and manganese limits for magnesium die castings Table 5 Contaminant tolerances and manganese limits for magnesium die castings Alloy Critical contaminant limit (max), % Mn limit, % Cu Ni Fe AM50A 0.010 0.002 0.004 (a) 0.26–0.6 (a) AM60A 0.35 0.03 … 0.13–0.6 AM60B 0.10...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.gmpm.t51250039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-345-4
... metallurgy irons and steels, stainless steels, and tool steels. In terms of nonferrous alloys, the chapter addresses copper-base alloys, die cast aluminum alloys, zinc alloys, and magnesium alloys. alloy steel bending fatigue strength carbon steel cast iron copper alloys die cast aluminum alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... for Metals , 1981 , p 154 – 159 9.11 Corrosion , Vol 13 , Metals Handbook , 9th ed., ASM International , 1987 , p 745 9.12 Miller W.K. , Stress Corrosion Cracking of Magnesium Die Casting Alloys , MRS Proceedings , Vol 125 , 1988 , p 253 – 259 10.1557/PROC-125-253 9.13...
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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
... Applications 3.3 Magnesium Alloy Designation 3.4 Magnesium Casting Alloys 3.5 Die Casting Alloys 3.6 Sand and Permanent Mold Casting Alloys 3.7 Wrought Magnesium Alloys 3.8 Sheet and Plate 3.9 Extrusions 3.10 Forgings 3.11 Forming 3.12 Magnesium Heat Treating 3.13 Joining...
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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
... castings are used in structural applications because of their low weight and good damping characteristics. Molten magnesium alloys have a very low viscosity, allowing the metal to flow long distances and fill narrow mold cavities. Their relatively low melting points allow the use of hot chamber die casting...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
...Abstract Abstract This chapter is a collection of tables listing: cast alloy designations of Aluminum Association, along with their general applications; the chemical compositions of the frequently used alloys for gravity permanent molds, low-pressure permanent molds, squeeze castings, and die...
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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
... chemicals. In the corrosion-protection category, hot dip or continuous galvanizing accounts for the majority of zinc consumption (Hot dip zinc and zinc alloy coatings are described in Surface Engineering , Volume 5, of ASM Handbook .) Almost all of the zinc used in zinc casting alloys is used in die...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... with minimum elongation in permanent mold castings of 20% in front flanges for maximum energy absorption during impact. Fig. 2.2 Die cast alloy 380.0 transmission case Fig. 2.5 Alloy C355.0 fuel pump housing Fig. 2.3 Die cast alloy 380.0 rear axle housing Fig. 2.4 Alloy...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... processes. Molds are also made of ceramics, plasters, graphite, cements, and other materials. Casting with Expendable Molds Permanent Mold Casting Die Casting In terms of tonnage, cast iron is the most common foundry alloy, constituting approximately three quarters of the worldwide production...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smfpa.t53500083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-317-1
..., sheet temperature, and thickness, acceptable results can be obtained. Currently, aluminum and magnesium alloys that are used in automobiles, aircraft, and space vehicles are processed primarily by forming (aluminum) and die casting (aluminum and magnesium). The automotive industry, a major consumer...
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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
..., cupola, crucible, and vacuum melting, and common casting techniques such as sand casting, plaster and shell casting, evaporative pattern casting, investment casting, permanent mold casting, cold and hot chamber die casting, squeeze casting, semisolid metal processing, and centrifugal casting...
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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 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980195
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
...-stamping components. Car tire valves are produced from the alloy ZnAl15. After hot rolling, extrusion is the most important deformation process for zinc-base alloys, although the main application of zinc alloys is pressure die castings. The extrusion of these alloys has lost a lot of its importance...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240487
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... cost savings by reducing the number of components and the associated assembly cost. Three types of casting processes are used extensively for aluminum alloys: sand casting for small numbers of large pieces, permanent mold casting for small and medium part sizes, and die castings for small parts where...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... such a low melting temperature, it can be die cast into extremely complex shapes with a high degree of accuracy. Die-cast alloys usually contain about 4% aluminum or some other element such as copper in small percentages. Die-cast shapes can have a tensile strength of about 40,000 psi (275,800 kPa...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... levels to minimize oxidation and the generation of oxides in the casting process. Most commonly used die casting alloys specify restrictive magnesium limits. Nevertheless, aluminum-magnesium alloys can be die cast. Alloy 518.0, for example, is specified when the highest corrosion resistance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... alloys. In some cases, there is no need for alterations to the gating and venting of the dies that are currently used for conventional aluminum alloys. These composite materials can also be run with or without vacuum. The microstructure of a typical die-cast DRA is shown in Fig. 9.12 . Fig. 9.12...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... Non-heat treatable die cast alloys Al-Si (413, 443, F temper) 228–296 33–43 Al-Mg (513, 515, 518, F temper) 276–310 40–45 Non-heat treatable permanent mold cast alloys Al-Sn (850, 851, 852, T5 temper) 138–221 20–32 Product forms and nominal compositions of common wrought...