Magnesium Manufacturing Guidelines

This page presents basic guidelines for Magnesium Manufacturing Guidelines to help improve part manufacturability, enhance appearance, and reduce overall production time.

grade tensile strength Elongation at break Yield Point density Maximum temperature tensile modulus
AZ91D magnesium alloy 230 MPa 3.0 % 150 MPa 1.81 g/c㎡ 595 °C 44.8 GPa
AZ80A magnesium alloy 290 MPa 2~5.0 % 179 MPa 1.81 g/c㎡ 595 °C 45 GPa
AZ31B magnesium alloy 280 MPa 8 % 160 MPa 1.76 g/c㎡ 596 °C 46 GPa
ZK61B magnesium alloy 330 MPa 12 % 178 MPa 1.81 g/c㎡ 630 °C 47GPa
AZ61B magnesium alloy 280 MPa 14 % 165 MPa 1.81 g/c㎡ 653 °C 45 GPa
AM60B magnesium alloy 221 MPa 4.0 % 131 MPa 1.81 g/c㎡ 482 °C 44.8 GPa

Processing Type smooth Semi-gloss matte Textured
Precision Die Casting A grade finish is made with a diamond polishing process that produces a shiny finish on injection molded parts. Grade B finishes use coarse sandpaper to produce rougher parts than Grade A parts. Custom-molded plastic parts with a B-grade finish have a matte surface texture. Grade C finishes use coarse grit to create a rough, uneven surface. C-finished injection molded parts have a matte surface texture. Grade D finishes use grit and dried glass beads or oxides to create a very rough textured finish. Depending on the type of material used, the product can have a satin or matte finish.