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
-
Magnesium
230
3
63
3
-
160
-
-
Zinc
335
5
102
59
85
270
60
130
Zinc
280
10
83
57
85
200
48
80
Zinc
330
5
92
58
85
250
56
100
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
-
-

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
Magnesium
1.81
533
25.2
72
12.2
Zinc
6.8
389
27
119
15
Zinc
6.7
382
48
113
15
Zinc
6.7
388
27
110
15
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
-

Composition

Aluminium
% 44300 46000 47100
Aluminum Remainder Remainder Remainder
Copper 0.1 2.0-4.0 0.7-1.2
Magnesium 0.05-0.55 0.35
Iron (max) 1.0 1.3 1.3
Lead (max) 0.35 0.2
Cadmium (max)
Tin (max) 0.15 0.1
Nickel (max) 0.55 0.3
Zinc 0.15 1.2 0.55
Manganese 0.55 0.55 0.55
Silicon 10.5-13.5 8.0-11.0 10.5-13.5
Other-Metallic 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
Aluminum 3.7-4.3 3.7 - 4.3 3.7-4.3
Copper 2.7-3.3 0.1 0.7-1.2
Magnesium 0.025-0.06 0.025-0.06 0.025-0.06
Iron (max) 0.05 0.05 0.05
Lead (max) 0.005 0.005 0.005
Cadmium (max) 0.005 0.005 0.005
Tin (max) 0.002 0.002 0.002
Nickel (max) 0.02 0.02 0.02
Zinc Remainder Bal. Remainder
Manganese
Silicon 0.03 0.03 0.03
Other-Metallic
Titanium - - -
Chromium - - -
RoHS Compliant

 

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