Solidification characteristics of newly developed die cast magnesium alloy MRI153M

E. Aghion, N. Moscovitch, A. Arnon

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Abstract

MRI153M is a newly developed magnesium alloy for high pressure die casting applications. This alloy exhibits excellent creep resistance combined with relatively high strength and good corrosion performance. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the solidification characteristics of MRI153M in comparison with conventional alloys, namely AZ91D and AM50A. The purpose was to generate practical data that can be used for part design and for optimising the casting parameters of MRI153M. The required data were obtained using computer simulation and microstructural assessment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)270-275
Number of pages6
JournalMaterials Science and Technology
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2007

Keywords

  • Die casting
  • MRI 153M
  • Magnesium
  • Solidification

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