Dead sea magnesium alloys newly developed for high temperature applications

E. Aghion, B. Bronfin, F. Von Buch, S. Schumann, H. Friedrich

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Abstract

Recently several new magnesium alloys for high temperature applications have been developed with the aim to obtain an optimal combination of die castability, creep resistance, mechanical properties, corrosion performance and affordable cost. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to achieve an adequate combination of properties and in fact, most of the new alloys can only partially meet the required performance and cost. This paper aims at evaluating the current status of the newly developed alloys for powertrain applications. The paper also addresses the complexity of magnesium alloy development and illustrates the effect of alloying elements on properties and cost. In addition, the paper presents an attempt to set the position of each alloy in the integrated space of combined properties and cost.

Original languageEnglish
Pages177-182
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 21 Jul 2003
Externally publishedYes
Event2003 Magnesium Technology - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 2 Mar 20036 Mar 2003

Conference

Conference2003 Magnesium Technology
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period2/03/036/03/03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Metals and Alloys

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