Metal foam

AZ31 magnesium alloy (porosity 55%)

The pore structures on the cross section are homogeneous except for a number of relatively large pores.The pores are spherical and isolated.

  • Base material: AZ31 magnesium alloy
  • Foam type: Closed cell
  • Manufacturing method: Melt foaming method with homogenizing heat treatment (T=753k, t=24h)

Geometric characteristics

  • Porosity: 55.0 %
  • Bulk density: 0.81 g/cm3
  • Average pore size: 1.5 mm
  • Properties

    Includes yield stress and plateau stress values.

    Stress-strain relation

    Stress Stress unit Strain Strain rate Strain rate unit

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      Metal Foam

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      ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2019

    • Chief Editor

      Stefan Szyniszewski

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    • Stefan Szyniszewski (ed.)
    • AZ31 magnesium alloy (porosity 55%)
    • 0220 (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, © 2019)