aluminum-magnesium alloy

aluminum-magnesium alloy

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm mag′nēz·ē·əm ′a‚lȯi]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of aluminum, 5-10% magnesium, and sometimes small amounts of other metals, characterized by high resistance to corrosion and high machinability.
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The aluminum-magnesium alloy and the high strength steel are breeding microorganisms and causing serious corrosion [3-5] for the main materials of the fuel tank.
The new 5.0-inch Oppo phone flaunts a slim uni-body design measuring just 7.1 mm and it boasts Aluminum-Magnesium alloy frame with anti-scratching and anti-explosion technology.
"The project used aluminum and magnesium nano-powders to produce aluminum-magnesium alloy, which is used to produce thermite," the researcher said.
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With an aluminum-magnesium alloy lid, a chocolate-colored keyboard, metal wiring, and a 6-cell battery, it weighs only 1.9 kilograms.
Those qualities can be found in aluminum-magnesium casting alloys, the most common being aluminum-magnesium alloy 535.0 (Almag 535).
The acquisition of Waffer Technology in 2009 has made Getac the world's third largest aluminum-magnesium alloy producer.
Background: Aluminum-magnesium alloy 535 is susceptible to hot tearing and poor fluidity when poured in metal molds.