Research and Development of Mg-Al-Sr Alloys


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The addition of strontium to Mg-Al based alloys offers good creep resistance to meet the material requirements for automotive applications. The composition, microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-Al-Sr alloys are discussed in this paper. The effects of alloy elements such as Ca, Ti and Mn in Mg-Al-Sr alloy are summarized. Technologies for preparation of Mg-Sr master alloy were developed, including mixture method and vacuum thermal reduction method which may also be used for preparation of Mg-Al-Sr alloys.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 26-28)

Edited by:

Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




X. D. Peng et al., "Research and Development of Mg-Al-Sr Alloys", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 26-28, pp. 115-117, 2007

Online since:

October 2007




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