magnesium alloy


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magnesium alloy

Any of a number of alloys of magnesium; the usual additives are aluminum, manganese, silicon, silver, thorium, and zirconium, used singly or in combination.
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A commercial as-cast AZ31B magnesium alloy (Mg-3%Al-l%Zn) used in this study were supplied by Xi'an Yuechen Metal Products Co.
Then molten magnesium alloy is poured into the mold and solidified under high pressure.
Galvanic corrosion: Compared with other metals, the standard electrode potential of magnesium is low, when the magnesium in contact with other metals, usually as the anode react cathode is direct contact and magnesium metal, or other metal magnesium alloy contains an internal, magnesium alloy on galvanic corrosion sensitivity than strong, so for the magnesium alloy the main forms of corrosion is galvanic corrosion.
30,31) In this article, the applicability of LEIS to the electrochemical processes related to the corrosion resistance of a defective PANI coating on magnesium alloy was explored.
The magnesium alloy substrates were intentionally left rough by the grinding process, obtaining a final roughness similar to that of standard extruded and cold-rolled AZ-31, to investigate the properties of ALD depositions in conditions similar to industrial standards.
The new facility will initially include a test rig for magnesium alloy injection moulding and the company also aims to provide design for manufacture services, tool design and procurement, moulding, finishing and assembly work.
In 2004, Magnesium Elektron signed a long-term agreement with BMW to supply the Noranda developed A J62 magnesium alloy for use in BMW's latest generation 6-cylinder petrol engines.
The key advance is a new generation of magnesium alloys that dramatically increase creep resistance in high-heat applications, thus improving their potential for use in automotive underhood components.
Main cabinet materials are constructed of polycarbon/fiberglass, full or partial magnesium alloy, offering from 6-20 times the strength of plastic commonly used in notebook computers.
Dr Colleen Bettles and colleagues at the Cooperative Research Centre for Cast Metals Manufacturing (CAST)--in partnership with the Australian Magnesium Corporation--have developed AMC-SCI, a magnesium alloy that they expect to be part of the next breakthrough for engine design and manufacturing.
The feed-throat area is blanketed with a small amount of argon gas (10 to 100 liters per hour) to keep air out of the barrel and protect the magnesium alloy from high-temperature oxidation.