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Here we can introduce you some characteristics of more magnesium alloys:

Sand and permanent mold castings
AM100A-T61: Pressure tight, good combination of strength and elongation
AZ-63A: Good room-temperature strength, ductility and toughness
AZ91C and E-T6: General-purpose alloy, moderate strength
AZ92A-T6: Pressure tight, good strength
EQ21A-T6: Pressure tight, excellent short-time elevated-temperature mechanical properties
HK31A-T6: Good castability, pressure tight, creep resistant to 350o C (660 o F)
HZ32A-T5: Good castability, pressure tight, equal or better creep resistance than HK31A-T6 to 260o C
(500o F)
QE22A-T6: Good castability, pressure tight, high yield strength to 200o C (400o F)
QH21A-T6: Good castability, pressure tight, creep resistance and high yield strength to 250o C (480o F)
WE43A-T6: High strength at room and elevated temperatures (to 290o C, or 550o F), good corrosion resistance
WE54A-T6: Similar to WE43A-T6, but slowly loses ductility upon exposure to 150o C (300o F)
ZC63A-T6: Pressure tight, stronger and more castable than AZ91C
ZE41A-T5: Pressure tight, medium-strength elevated-temperature alloy, improved castability over ZK51A
ZE63A-T6: Especially useful for strong, thin-wall pore-free castings
ZH62A-T5: High room-temperature yield strength
ZK51A-T5: Good room-temperature strength and ductility
ZK61A-T5: Similar to ZK51A-T5, but with higher yield strength
ZK61A-T6: Similar to ZK61A-T5, but with higher yield strength

Die-castings
AE42-F: Good strength, good creep resistance to 150o C (300o F)
AM20-F: High ductility and impact strength
AM50A-F: Excellent ductility and energy-absorbing properties
AM60A and B-F: Similar to AM50A-F, but slightly higher strength
AS21-F: Similar to AE42-F
AS41A-F: Similar to AS21-F, but with decreased ductility and creep resistance, and increased strength and castability.

Forgings
AZ31B-F: Good forgeability, medium strength, can be hammer forged, seldom used
AZ61A-F: Stronger than AZ31B-F
AZ80A-T5: Stronger than AZ61A-F
AZ80A-T6: Better creep resistance than AZ80A-T5
M1A-F: Good corrosion resistance, low to medium strength, can be hammer forged, seldom used
ZK31-T5: High strength, medium weldability
ZK60A-T5: Strength similar to AZ80A-T5, but higher ductility
ZK61-T5: Similar to AZ60A-T5
ZM21-F: Good forgeability, medium strength, good damping capacity

Extruded bars and shapes
AZ10A-F: Low cost, moderate strength
AZ31B and C-F: Medium strength
AZ61A-F: Moderate cost, good strength
AZ80A-T5: Stronger than AZ61A-F
M1A-F: Low to medium strength, good corrosion resistance and damping capacity
ZC71-T6: Medium cost, good strength and ductility
ZK21A-F: Moderate strength, good weldability
ZK31-T5: High strength, medium weldability
ZK40A-T5: High strength, more extrudable than ZK60A, not weldable
ZM21-F: Good formability and damping capacity, medium strength

Sheet and plate
AZ31B-H24: Medium strength
ZM21-0: Good formability and damping capacity
ZM21-H24: Medium strength

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What is magnesium?

Green vegetables such as spinach provide magnesium because the center of the chlorophyll molecule contains magnesium. Nuts (especially cashews and almonds), seeds, and some whole grains are also good sources of magnesium.

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Notable features

Magnesium is a fairly strong, silvery-white, light-weight metal. It is protected by a thin layer of oxide which is fairly impermeable and hard to remove. Magnesium reacts with water at room temperature, though it reacts much more slowly (for example) than calcium.

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