Metal foam

6063-T6 aluminium alloy (porosity 73%)

Aluminium foam with regular pores architecture and BCC configuration - Horizontal load apllied

  • Base material: 6063-T6 aluminium alloy
  • Foam type: Closed cell
  • Manufacturing method: Space Holders (EPS grains)

Geometric characteristics

  • Porosity: 73.0 %
  • Pores per unit length: 2.0 pores/cm
  • Bulk density: 0.73 g/cm3
  • Average pore size: 3.5 mm
  • Properties

    Includes Young modulus, plateau stress and densification strain values.

    Stress-strain relation

    Stress Stress unit Strain Strain rate Strain rate unit

    References (1)

    About this content

    • Database name

      Metal Foam

    • Dataset ID

      0032

    • Copyright

      ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2019

    • Chief Editor

      Stefan Szyniszewski

      s.szyniszewski@gmail.com

    Cite this content

    • Stefan Szyniszewski (ed.)
      SpringerMaterials
    • 6063-T6 aluminium alloy (porosity 73%)
      https://materials.springer.com/metalfoam/0032
    • 0032 (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, © 2019)