DIE CAST METAL PROPERTIES

Mechanical Properties

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Material Alloy Elongation   Tensile Strength   Yield Strength (0.2%)   Impact Strength   Shear Strength   Hardness   Process
% in 50mm
PSI x 103
PSI x 103
ft lb
PSI x 103
Brinell (HB)
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
3.5
47
23
3
27
80
Magnesium Casting Metals
3
34
23
2
20
63
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
3.5
45
22
3
-
75
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
1
46
36
-
-
120
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
3.5
42
19
-
25
80
Zinc Casting Metals
7
52
41
35
46
100
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
2.5
43
21
-
25
80
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
5
43
25
-
-
80
Zinc Casting Metals
10
41
32
43
31
82
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
3.5
46
24
-
26
75
Zinc Casting Metals
7
48
33
48
38
91
Zinc Casting Metals
13
41
32
43
31
80
Zinc Casting Metals
10
54
42
31
40
103
Zinc Casting Metals
5
59
49
-
-
115
Zinc Casting Metals
6.7
60
57
-
-
-
Zinc Casting Metals
3
61
55
9.4
47
119
Plastic**
ABS**
-
60
85.3
4.61
-
-
Carbon Steel**
12L14**
-
78
60
-
113
-
Brass**
C38500**
25
77
33
12
-
143
Brass**
Free Cutting C36000**
-
65
30
-
52
-

Physical Properties

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Material Alloy Density   Melting Point (Average +/- 50)   Thermal Conductivity   Coefficient of Thermal Expansion   Electrical Conductivity   Process
lb/in3
°F
BTU/h∙ft∙°F
µin/in°F
%IACS
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
0.098
1050
55.6
12.1
23.0
Magnesium Casting Metals
0.066
990
41.8
14.0
12.2
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
0.099
1020
55.6
11.7
23.0
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
0.098
1075
77.4
10.0
27.0
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
0.096
1073
70.1
11.9
31.0
Zinc Casting Metals
0.240
725
60.5
15.4
25.0
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
0.096
1072
65.3
11.3
31.0
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
0.095
1213
65.3
-
32.0
Zinc Casting Metals
0.240
723
65.3
15.2
27.0
Aluminum Die Casting Metals
0.095
1070
65.3
11.6
29.0
Zinc Casting Metals
0.240
722
62.9
15.2
26.0
Zinc Casting Metals
0.240
723
65.3
15.2
27.0
Zinc Casting Metals
0.227
733
66.3
12.9
27.7
Zinc Casting Metals
0.247
846
61.2
13.3
26.9
Zinc Casting Metals
0.234
745
-
-
-
Zinc Casting Metals
0.181
806
72.5
14.4
29.7
Plastic**
ABS**
-
-
-
-
-
Carbon Steel**
12L14**
0.284
-
360
6.39
-
Brass**
C38500**
0.300
1616
65.3
14.4
26.0
Brass**
Free Cutting C36000**
0.307
1630
67
11.4
-

Composition

Aluminum Die Casting Metals
% Aluminum Alloy A380 Aluminum Alloy 383 (ADC12) B390 A413 413 K-Alloy A360
Aluminum Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal.
Copper 3.0-4.0 2.0-3.0 4.0-5.0 1.0 1.0 0.05 - 0.08 0.6
Magnesium 0.1 0.1 0.45-0.65 0.1 2.0 0.35 - 0.50 0.4-0.6
Iron (max) 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 2.0 0.8 - 1.0 1.3
Lead (max)
Cadmium (max)
Tin (max) 0.35 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.03 0.15
Nickel (max) 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.03 0.5
Zinc 3.0 3.0 1.5 0.5 0.20 0.5
Manganese 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.35 0.35 0.50 - 0.60 0.35
Silicon 7.5-9.5 9.5-11.5 16.0-18.0 11.0-13.0 11.0-13.0 9.0 - 11.5 9.0-10.0
Other-Metallic 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.25 0.25 0.25
RoHS Compliant
Magnesium Casting Metals
% AZ91D
Aluminum 8.3-9.7
Copper 0.03 max
Magnesium Bal.
Iron (max) 0.005
Lead (max)
Cadmium (max)
Tin (max)
Nickel (max) 0.002
Zinc 0.35-1.0
Manganese 0.15-0.5
Silicon 0.1 max
Other-Metallic 0.02
RoHS Compliant
Zinc Casting Metals
% Zamak 2 Zamak 3 Zamak 5 Zamak 7 ZA 8 ACuZinc5 EZAC ZA 27 - Zinc Aluminum
Aluminum 3.5-4.3 3.5-4.3 3.5-4.3 3.5-4.3 8.0-8.8 2.8-3.3 25.0-28.0
Copper 2.5-3.0 0.25 0.75-1.25 0.25 0.8-1.3 5.0-6.0 2.0-2.5
Magnesium 0.02-0.05 0.02-0.05 0.03-0.08 0.005-0.02 0.015-0.03 0.025-0.05 0.01-0.02
Iron (max) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.075 0.075 0.075 0.075
Lead (max) 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.003 0.006 0.005 0.006
Cadmium (max) 0.004 0.004 0.004 0.002 0.006 0.004 0.006
Tin (max) 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.001 0.003 0.003 0.003
Nickel (max)
Zinc Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal. Bal.
Manganese
Silicon
Other-Metallic
RoHS Compliant

 

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