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Magnesium Die Casting

A Magnesium Die Casting Company produce several parts from Magnesium Die Casting. The demand driven by magnesium’s lower weight than other materials, fuels the demand for magnesium die cast automobile parts. The second most common application for die casting magnesium is electronic devices. Due to low weight, good mechanical and electrical properties, magnesium die casting is widely used for manufacturing of mobile phones, laptop computers, cameras, and other electronic components.

Historically, magnesium was one of the main aerospace construction metals and was used for German military aircraft as early as World War I and extensively for German aircraft in World War II. The Germans coined the name 'Elektron' for magnesium alloy which is still used today. Due to perceived hazards with magnesium parts in the event of fire, the application of magnesium in the commercial aerospace industry was generally restricted to engine related components. Currently the use of magnesium alloys in aerospace is increasing, mostly driven by the increasing importance of fuel economy and the need to reduce weight. The development and testing of new magnesium alloys continues, notably Elektron 21 which has successfully undergone extensive aerospace testing for suitability in engine, internal and airframe components. The European Community runs three R&D magnesium projects in the Aerospace priority of Six Framework Program. Only recently has magnesium been used in magnesium die castings by die casting companies.

Incendiary use: Magnesium is flammable, burning at a temperature of approximately 2500 K (2200 °C, 4000 °F), and the autoignition temperature of magnesium is approximately 744 K (473 °C, 883 °F) in air. The extremely high temperature at which magnesium burns makes it a handy tool for starting emergency fires during outdoor recreation. Other related uses include flashlight photography, flares, pyrotechnics, fireworks sparklers, and incendiary bombs.

Magnesium die casting metal and its alloys are explosive hazards; they are highly flammable in their pure form when molten or in powder or in ribbon form. Burning or molten magnesium metal reacts violently with water. When working with powdered magnesium, safety glasses with welding eye protection are employed, because the bright white light produced by burning magnesium contains ultraviolet light that can permanently damage the retinas of the eyes.

Kinetic Die Casting Company does not produce parts using the "Magnesium Die Casting" process. We suggest you contact one of the following Magnesium Die Casting Companies for a price quote on Magnesium Die Cast Parts: Kinetic Parts

Potential Magnesium Die Casting Parts

Magnesium Enclosures and Housings. Magnesium Automotive parts. Chocolate Fountain. Golf Ball Heater. Guitar Amplifier Chassis. Magnesium Handle Hardware. Magnesium Lighting Fixtures. Magnesium brackets. Magnesium Golf Product. Magnesium Military Parts. Magnesium Aircraft Parts. Magnesium HeatSinks.

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