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Magnesium Elektron - Service & Innovation in Magnesium
Magnesium Elektron Elektron® QE22 Magnesium Casting Alloy, UNS M18220
Categories: Metal; Nonferrous Metal; Magnesium Alloy

Material Notes: ELEKTRON QE22 is a high strength magnesium casting alloy developed by Magnesium Elektron to have good ambient and elevated temperature properties whilst retaining good foundry characteristics. It is a fully heat treatable magnesium alloy containing silver and rare earth metals. It is pressure tight, weldable and may be used up to temperatures of 200°C.

Applications: The alloys will be of interest to designers requiring good retention of properties at elevated temperatures for aerospace, automotive and military applications.

Information provided by Magnesium Elektron.

Key Words: AECMA MG-C-51; AFNOR G-Ag2.5TR; MOD DTD 5035A; UNS M18220; ISO 16220 MC65210
Available Properties
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  • Bulk Density, Value supplied by MatWeb
  • Hardness, Vickers
  • Tensile Strength at Break, Min Design Specification
  • Tensile Strength at Break
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, Min Design Specification
  • Tensile Strength, Yield
  • Elongation at Break, Min Design Specification
  • Elongation at Break, in 5.65 A½
  • Modulus of Elasticity
  • Compressive Yield Strength
  • Compressive Strength
  • Poissons Ratio
  • Fatigue Strength, Rotating bend; semi-circular notch, radius 1.2 mm
  • Fatigue Strength, Rotating bend
  • Fatigue Strength, Unnotched Rotating Bend
  • Fracture Toughness, KIC
  • Shear Strength
  • Electrical Resistivity
  • CTE, linear
  • Specific Heat Capacity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Melting Point
  • Solidus
  • Liquidus
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air
  • Shrinkage, Pattern Makers Shrinkage Factor
  • Magnesium, Mg, As Balance
  • Rare Earths
  • Silver, Ag
  • Zirconium, Zr
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