DIE CAST METAL PROPERTIES

Mechanical Properties

Compare
Material Alloy Tensile Strength   Yield Strength   Impact Strength   Shear Strength   Hardness   Elongation   Process
MPa
MPa
J
MPa
Brinell (HB)
% in 50mm
Aluminium
324
160
4
190
80
3.5
Magnesium
230
160
3
140
63
3
Aluminium
310
150
4
-
75
3.5
Aluminium
317
250
-
-
120
1
Aluminium
290
130
-
170
80
3.5
Zinc
359
283
47
317
100
7
Aluminium
295
145
-
170
80
2.5
Aluminium
295
172
-
-
80
5
Zinc
283
221
58
214
82
10
Aluminium
317
170
-
180
75
3.5
Zinc
328
228
65
262
91
7
Zinc
283
221
58
214
80
13
Zinc
374
290
42
275
103
10
Zinc
407
338
-
-
115
5
Zinc
414
393
-
-
-
6.7
Zinc
425
376
12.8
325
119
3
Carbon Steel**
12L14**
540
415
-
80
-
10
Brass**
C38500**
530
228
17
-
143
25
Brass**
Free Cutting C36000**
450
207
-
370
-
25

Physical Properties

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Material Alloy Density   Melting Point   Thermal Conductivity   Coefficient of Thermal Expansion   Electrical Conductivity   Process
g/cm3
°C
W/m K
µm/m°K
%IACS
Aluminium
2.71
566
96
21.8
23.0
Magnesium
1.81
533
72
25.2
12.2
Aluminium
2.74
549
96
21.1
23.0
Aluminium
2.71
580
134
18.0
27.0
Aluminium
2.66
578
121
21.6
31.0
Zinc
6.60
385
105
27.7
25.0
Aluminium
2.66
578
113
20.4
31.0
Aluminium
2.63
680
113
-
32.0
Zinc
6.60
384
113
27.4
27.0
Aluminium
2.63
577
113
21.0
29.0
Zinc
6.60
383
109
27.4
26.0
Zinc
6.60
384
113
27.4
27.0
Zinc
6.30
390
115
23.3
27.7
Zinc
6.85
452
106
24.1
26.9
Zinc
6.49
396
-
-
-
Zinc
5.00
431
123
26.0
29.7
Carbon Steel**
12L14**
7.87
-
51.9
11.5
-
Brass**
C38500**
8.40
880
113
26.0
26.0
Brass**
Free Cutting C36000**
8.49
888
115
20.4
-

Composition

Aluminium
% A380 383 B390 A413 413 K-Alloy A360
Aluminum Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal.
Copper 3.0-4.0 2.0-3.0 4.0-5.0 1.0 1.0 0.6
Magnesium 0.1 0.1 0.45-0.65 0.1 2.0 0.4-0.6
Iron (max) 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 2.0 1.3
Lead (max)
Cadmium (max)
Tin (max) 0.35 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
Nickel (max) 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.5
Zinc 3.0 3.0 1.5 0.5
Manganese 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.35 0.35 0.35
Silicon 7.5-9.5 9.5-11.5 16.0-18.0 11.0-13.0 11.0-13.0 9.0-10.0
Other-Metallic 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.25 0.25 0.25
RoHS Compliant
Magnesium
% AZ91D
Aluminum 8.3-9.7
Copper 0.03 max
Magnesium Bal.
Iron (max) 0.005
Lead (max)
Cadmium (max)
Tin (max)
Nickel (max) 0.002
Zinc 0.35-1.0
Manganese 0.15-0.5
Silicon 0.1 max
Other-Metallic 0.02
RoHS Compliant
Zinc
% Zamak 2 Zamak 3 Zamak 5 Zamak 7 ZA 8 ACuZinc5 EZAC ZA 27
Aluminum 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 2.5-3.0 0.25 0.75-1.25 0.25 0.8-1.3 5.0-6.0 2.0-2.5
Magnesium 0.02-0.05 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) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.075 0.075 0.075 0.075
Lead (max) 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.003 0.006 0.005 0.006
Cadmium (max) 0.004 0.004 0.004 0.002 0.006 0.004 0.006
Tin (max) 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.001 0.003 0.003 0.003
Nickel (max)
Zinc Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal.
Manganese
Silicon
Other-Metallic
RoHS Compliant

 

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