Metal foam

AZ91 magnesium alloy - 2% of MgH2 addition (porosity 45%)

Variation of the density across the part cross section with the lowest density in the core and a rapid density step between the skin and the core.

  • Base material: AZ91 magnesium alloy - 2% of MgH<sub>2</sub> addition
  • Foam type: Closed cell
  • Manufacturing method: High pressure die casting method with steel mould

Geometric characteristics

  • Porosity: 45.0 %
  • Bulk density: 1.03 g/cm3
  • Average pore size: 0.3 mm
  • Properties

    Includes yield stress values.

    Stress-strain relation

    Stress Stress unit Strain Strain rate Strain rate unit

    References (1)

    About this content

    • Database name

      Metal Foam

    • Dataset ID

      0115

    • Copyright

      ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2019

    • Chief Editor

      Stefan Szyniszewski

      s.szyniszewski@gmail.com

    Cite this content

    • Stefan Szyniszewski (ed.)
      SpringerMaterials
    • AZ91 magnesium alloy - 2% of MgH2 addition (porosity 45%)
      https://materials.springer.com/metalfoam/0115
    • 0115 (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, © 2019)