Metal foam

ZA27 zinc alloy (porosity 88.9%)

ZA27 alloy matrix with uniformly distributed cells and quite uniform cell size

  • Base material: ZA27 zinc alloy
  • Foam type: Closed cell
  • Manufacturing method: Stir-casting technique using CaH2 as foaming agent

Geometric characteristics

  • Porosity: 88.9 %
  • Bulk density: 0.55 g/cm3
  • Average pore size: 1.8 mm
  • Properties

    Includes 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

      0183

    • Copyright

      ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2019

    • Chief Editor

      Stefan Szyniszewski

      s.szyniszewski@gmail.com

    Cite this content

    • Stefan Szyniszewski (ed.)
      SpringerMaterials
    • ZA27 zinc alloy (porosity 88.9%)
      https://materials.springer.com/metalfoam/0183
    • 0183 (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, © 2019)