Metal foam

AlSi7Mg aluminium alloy (porosity 51.7%)

AlSi7Mg alloy matrix with irregular distribution of Lightweight Expanded Clay (Particle diameter: 7.5 mm)

  • Base material: AlSi<sub>7</sub>Mg aluminium alloy
  • Foam type: Open cell
  • Manufacturing method: Gravity casting assisted by mechanical vibration - Lightweight Expanded Clay as space holder

Geometric characteristics

  • Porosity: 51.7 %
  • Bulk density: 1.28 g/cm3
  • Properties

    Includes yield 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

      0180

    • Copyright

      ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2019

    • Chief Editor

      Stefan Szyniszewski

      s.szyniszewski@gmail.com

    Cite this content

    • Stefan Szyniszewski (ed.)
      SpringerMaterials
    • AlSi7Mg aluminium alloy (porosity 51.7%)
      https://materials.springer.com/metalfoam/0180
    • 0180 (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, © 2019)