Metal foam

A359 aluminium alloy (90.4% Al, 9.0% Si, 0.6% Mg) (porosity 80%)

Aluminium alloy matrix with Al2O3 particles addition (5%vol.). Roughly equiaxed polyhedral closed cell structure.

  • Base material: A359 aluminium alloy (90.4% Al, 9.0% Si, 0.6% Mg)
  • Foam type: Closed cell
  • Manufacturing method: Direct foaming method

Geometric characteristics

  • Porosity: 80.0 %
  • Bulk density: 0.61 g/cm3
  • Properties

    Includes Young modulus, yield stress and plateau 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

      0255

    • Copyright

      ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2019

    • Chief Editor

      Stefan Szyniszewski

      s.szyniszewski@gmail.com

    Cite this content

    • Stefan Szyniszewski (ed.)
      SpringerMaterials
    • A359 aluminium alloy (90.4% Al, 9.0% Si, 0.6% Mg) (porosity 80%)
      https://materials.springer.com/metalfoam/0255
    • 0255 (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, © 2019)