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Magnesium Aluminum Zinc Alloy

Linear Formula:

Mg/Al/Zn

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Magnesium Aluminum Zinc Alloy
MG-ALZN-01
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Properties

Melting Point

530 °C (990 °F)

Density

1.9 g/cm3

Thermal Expansion

27 µm/m-K

Tensile Strength

280 MPa (Ultimate)/ 160 MPa (Yield)

Thermal Conductivity

53 W/m-K

Young's Modulus

46 GPa

Poisson's Ratio

0.29

Electrical Resistivity

-7 10x Ω-m

Specific Heat

1030 J/kg-K

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About

Magnesium Aluminum Zinc Alloys are a common type of heat-treatable commercial alloy often used in structural components and metallurgical coatings due to their light weight and high resistance to corrosion. American Elements manufactures magnesium aluminum zinc in varying ratios such as high magnesium (96% Mg, 3% Al, 1% Zn, and 93% Mg, 6% Al, 1% Zn - also known as magnesium alloy AZ61A), high aluminum (0.7-3.4% Mg, 0.8-8.2% Zn, balance Al), or high zinc (93.5% Zn, 3.5% Al, 3% Mg), in addition to custom compositions. Magnesium aluminum zinc is available in a number of different forms, including foils, rods, and other shapes in a range of sizes and dimensions. Magnesium aluminum zinc alloy is generally immediately available in most volumes, including bulk quantities. American Elements can produce most materials in high purity and ultra high purity (up to 99.99999%) forms and follows applicable ASTM testing standards; a range of grades are available including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade, Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade, Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia). Typical and custom packaging is available, as is additional research, technical and safety (MSDS) data. Please contact us above for information on lead time and pricing, including any specifications you have for composition, form, and quantities.

Synonyms

Magnesium alloy AZ61A, Magnesium Welding Alloy AZ61A, Aluminum-magnesium-zinc, zinc-magnesium-aluminum, aluminum zinc magnesium, Al-Mg-Zn, Zn-Al-Mg, wrought aluminum-zinc-magnesium alloy, 7001, 7005, 7008, 7049, 7050, 7072, 7075, 7108, 7178, Mg9Al1Zn, Mg–9Al–1Zn alloy , AZ91

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula

Mg/Al/Zn

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

See more Aluminum products. Aluminum (or Aluminum) (atomic symbol: Al, atomic number: 13) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 26.9815386. It is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust and the most abundant metallic element. Aluminum Bohr Model Aluminum's name is derived from alumina, the mineral from which Sir Humphrey Davy attempted to refine it from in 1812. It wasn't until 1825 that Aluminum was first isolated by Hans Christian Oersted. Aluminum is a silvery gray metal that possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, nonmagnetic and non-sparking. It stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility. It is extensively used in many industrial applications where a strong, light, easily constructed material is needed. Elemental AluminumAlthough it has only 60% of the electrical conductivity of copper, it is used in electrical transmission lines because of its light weight. Pure aluminum is soft and lacks strength, but alloyed with small amounts of copper, magnesium, silicon, manganese, or other elements it imparts a variety of useful properties. Aluminum was first predicted by Antoine Lavoisierin 1787 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler in 1827.

Magnesium Bohr ModelSee more Magnesium products. Magnesium (atomic symbol: Mg, atomic number: 12) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 3 element with an atomic mass of 24.3050. The number of electrons in each of Magnesium's shells is [2, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2. The magnesium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 173 pm. Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in 1775 and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the earth as a whole. Elemental MagnesiumIn its elemental form, magnesium has a shiny grey metallic appearance and is an extremely reactive. It is can be found in minerals such as brucite, carnallite, dolomite, magnesite, olivine and talc. Commercially, magnesium is primarily used in the creation of strong and lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloys, which have numerous advantages in industrial applications. The name "Magnesium" originates from a Greek district in Thessaly called Magnesia.

See more Zinc products. Zinc (atomic symbol: Zn, atomic number: 30) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 65.38. The number of electrons in each of zinc's shells is 2, 8, 18, 2, and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2. Zinc Bohr ModelThe zinc atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 210 pm. Zinc was discovered by Indian metallurgists prior to 1000 BC and first recognized as a unique element by Rasaratna Samuccaya in 800. Zinc was first isolated by Andreas Marggraf in 1746. In its elemental form, zinc has a silver-gray appearance. It is brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable at 100 °C to 150 °C.Elemental Zinc It is a fair conductor of electricity, and burns in air at high red producing white clouds of the oxide. Zinc is mined from sulfidic ore deposits. It is the 24th most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common metal in use (after iron, aluminum, and copper). The name zinc originates from the German word "zin," meaning tin.

Recent Research

Highly stable aluminum-based metal-organic frameworks as biosensing platforms for assessment of food safety., Liu, Chun-Sen, Sun Chun-Xiao, Tian Jia-Yue, Wang Zhuo-Wei, Ji Hong-Fei, Song Ying-Pan, Zhang Shuai, Zhang Zhi-Hong, He Ling-Hao, and Du Miao , Biosens Bioelectron, 2017 May 15, Volume 91, p.804-810, (2017)

Aluminum-Induced Cholinergic Deficits in Different Brain Parts and Its Implications on Sociability and Cognitive Functions in Mouse., Farhat, Syeda Mehpara, Mahboob Aamra, Iqbal Ghazala, and Ahmed Touqeer , Biol Trace Elem Res, 2017 May, Volume 177, Issue 1, p.115-121, (2017)

Ultrasonic-promoted rapid TLP bonding of fine-grained 7034 high strength aluminum alloys., Guo, Weibing, Leng Xuesong, Luan Tianmin, Yan Jiuchun, and He Jingshan , Ultrason Sonochem, 2017 May, Volume 36, p.354-361, (2017)

The Effect of Aluminum Exposure on Reproductive Ability in the Bank Vole (Myodes glareolus)., Miska-Schramm, Agata, Kapusta Joanna, and Kruczek Małgorzata , Biol Trace Elem Res, 2017 May, Volume 177, Issue 1, p.97-106, (2017)

Evaluation of in vivo and in vitro toxicological and genotoxic potential of aluminum chloride., Paz, Letícia Nazareth F., Moura Laís Mesquita, Feio Danielle Cristinne, Cardoso Mirella de Souza G., Ximenes Wagner Luiz O., Montenegro Raquel C., Alves Ana Paula N., Burbano Rommel R., and Lima Patrícia Danielle L. , Chemosphere, 2017 May, Volume 175, p.130-137, (2017)

Influence on the generation of disinfection byproducts in a tannic acid solution by aluminum ions., Shen, Hong, Chen Xin, and Chen Hongbin , Environ Technol, 2017 May, Volume 38, Issue 9, p.1100-1110, (2017)

Environmental friendly technology for aluminum electrolytic capacitors recycling from waste printed circuit boards., Wang, Jianbo, and Xu Zhenming , J Hazard Mater, 2017 Mar 15, Volume 326, p.1-9, (2017)

Facile design of ultra-thin anodic aluminum oxide membranes for the fabrication of plasmonic nanoarrays., Hao, Qi, Huang Hao, Fan Xingce, Hou Xiangyu, Yin Yin, Li Wan, Si Lifang, Nan Haiyan, Wang Huaiyu, Mei Yongfeng, et al. , Nanotechnology, 2017 Mar 10, Volume 28, Issue 10, p.105301, (2017)

Odontogenic differentiation potential of human dental pulp cells cultured on a calcium-aluminate enriched chitosan-collagen scaffold., Soares, Diana Gabriela, Rosseto Hebert Luís, Scheffel Débora Salles, Basso Fernanda Gonçalves, Huck Claudia, Hebling Josimeri, and Costa Carlos Alberto de , Clin Oral Investig, 2017 Mar 09, (2017)

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