Die Cast Metal Properties

Mechanical Properties

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Material Alloy Tensile Strength   Elongation   Hardness   Impact Strength   Young's Modulus   Yield Strength (0.2%)   Fatigue Strength   Creep Limit   Process
MPa
% in 50mm
Brinell (HB)
J
Gpa
MPa
Mpa
Mpa
Aluminium
240
1
60
-
70
130
90
-
Aluminium
240
1
80
-
70
140
90
-
Aluminium
240
1
70
-
70
140
90
-
Aluminium
324
3.5
80
4
-
160
-
-
Magnesium
230
3
63
3
-
160
-
-
Zinc
335
5
102
59
85
270
60
130
Aluminium
310
3.5
75
4
-
150
-
-
Zinc
280
10
83
57
85
200
48
80
Aluminium
317
1
120
-
-
250
-
-
Zinc
330
5
92
58
85
250
56
100
Aluminium
290
3.5
80
-
-
130
-
-
Zinc
359
7
100
47
-
283
-
-
Aluminium
295
2.5
80
-
-
145
-
-
Aluminium
295
5
80
-
-
172
-
-
Zinc
283
10
82
58
-
221
-
-
Aluminium
317
3.5
75
-
-
170
-
-
Zinc
328
7
91
65
-
228
-
-
Zinc
283
13
80
58
-
221
-
-
Zinc
374
10
103
42
-
290
-
-
Zinc
407
5
115
-
-
338
-
-
Zinc
414
6.7
-
-
-
393
-
-
Zinc
425
3
119
12.8
-
376
-
-
Plastic**
ABS**
42.5
23
-
2.46
-
60.6
-
-
Plastic**
PA6**
42.5
23
-
-
-
-
-
-
Carbon Steel**
12L14**
540
10
-
-
-
415
-
-
Brass**
C38500**
530
25
143
17
-
228
-
-
Brass**
Free Cutting C36000**
450
25
-
-
-
207
-
-
Free Cutting C36000**
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-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

Physical Properties

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Material Alloy Density   Melting Point (Average +/- 50)   Coefficient of Thermal Expansion   Thermal Conductivity   Electrical Conductivity   Process
g/cm3
°C
µm/m°K
W / m K
% IACS
Aluminium
2.65
570
20
160
22
Aluminium
2.75
600
21
120
17
Aluminium
2.65
570
20
150
20
Aluminium
2.71
566
21.8
96
23.0
Magnesium
1.81
533
25.2
72
12.2
Zinc
6.8
389
27
119
15
Aluminium
2.74
549
21.1
96
23.0
Zinc
6.7
382
48
113
15
Aluminium
2.71
580
18.0
134
27.0
Zinc
6.7
388
27
110
15
Aluminium
2.66
578
21.6
121
31.0
Zinc
6.60
385
27.7
105
25.0
Aluminium
2.66
578
20.4
113
31.0
Aluminium
2.63
680
-
113
32.0
Zinc
6.60
384
27.4
113
27.0
Aluminium
2.63
577
21.0
113
29.0
Zinc
6.60
383
27.4
109
26.0
Zinc
6.60
384
27.4
113
27.0
Zinc
6.30
390
23.3
115
27.7
Zinc
6.85
452
24.1
106
26.9
Zinc
6.49
396
-
-
-
Zinc
5.00
431
26.0
123
29.7
Plastic**
ABS**
.25
-
-
-
-
Plastic**
PA6**
.25
-
-
-
-
Carbon Steel**
12L14**
7.87
-
11.5
51.9
-
Brass**
C38500**
8.40
880
26.0
113
26.0
Brass**
Free Cutting C36000**
8.49
888
20.4
115
-
Free Cutting C36000**
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-
-
-
-
-

Composition

Aluminium
% 44300 46000 47100 Aluminium Alloy A380 Aluminium Alloy 383 (ADC12) B390 A413 413 K-Alloy A360
Aluminum Remainder Remainder Remainder Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal.
Copper 0.1 2.0-4.0 0.7-1.2 3.0-4.0 2.0-3.0 4.0-5.0 1.0 1.0 0.05 - 0.08 0.6
Magnesium 0.05-0.55 0.35 0.1 0.1 0.45-0.65 0.1 2.0 0.35 - 0.50 0.4-0.6
Iron (max) 1.0 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 2.0 0.8 - 1.0 1.3
Lead (max) 0.35 0.2
Cadmium (max)
Tin (max) 0.15 0.1 0.35 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.03 0.15
Nickel (max) 0.55 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.03 0.5
Zinc 0.15 1.2 0.55 3.0 3.0 1.5 0.5 0.20 0.5
Manganese 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.35 0.35 0.50 - 0.60 0.35
Silicon 10.5-13.5 8.0-11.0 10.5-13.5 7.5-9.5 9.5-11.5 16.0-18.0 11.0-13.0 11.0-13.0 9.0 - 11.5 9.0-10.0
Other-Metallic 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.25 0.25 0.25
Titanium 0.15 0.25 0.2 - - - - - - -
Chromium 0.15 0.1 - - - - - - -
RoHS Compliant
Magnesium
% AZ91D
Aluminum 9.0
Copper
Magnesium Remainder
Iron (max)
Lead (max)
Cadmium (max)
Tin (max)
Nickel (max)
Zinc 0.7
Manganese 0.3
Silicon
Other-Metallic
Titanium -
Chromium -
RoHS Compliant
Zinc
% ZP2 ZP3 ZP5 Zamak 2 Zamak 3 Zamak 5 Zamak 7 ZA 8 ACuZinc5 EZAC ZA 27 - Zinc Aluminium
Aluminum 3.7-4.3 3.7 - 4.3 3.7-4.3 3.5-4.3 3.5-4.3 3.5-4.3 3.5-4.3 8.0-8.8 2.8-3.3 25.0-28.0
Copper 2.7-3.3 0.1 0.7-1.2 2.5-3.0 0.25 0.75-1.25 0.25 0.8-1.3 5.0-6.0 2.0-2.5
Magnesium 0.025-0.06 0.025-0.06 0.025-0.06 0.02-0.05 0.02-0.05 0.03-0.08 0.005-0.02 0.015-0.03 0.025-0.05 0.01-0.02
Iron (max) 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.075 0.075 0.075 0.075
Lead (max) 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.003 0.006 0.005 0.006
Cadmium (max) 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.004 0.004 0.004 0.002 0.006 0.004 0.006
Tin (max) 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.001 0.003 0.003 0.003
Nickel (max) 0.02 0.02 0.02
Zinc Remainder Bal. Remainder Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal.
Manganese
Silicon 0.03 0.03 0.03
Other-Metallic
Titanium - - - - - - - - - - -
Chromium - - - - - - - - - - -
RoHS Compliant

 

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