ASTM B951 Grade WE43B

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.7 g/cm³

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Typical for Cast Rare Earth Grade

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

40 - 45 GPa

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Typical for Cast Rare Earth Grade

Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.29 [-]

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Typical for Magnesium

Shear modulus

23.0 °C

45 GPa

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Typical for Magnesium

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

2.6E-5 1/K

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Typical for Cast Rare Earth Grade

Melting point

535 - 645 °C

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Typical for Cast Rare Earth Grade

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

966 - 1050 J/(kg·K)

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Typical for Cast Rare Earth Grade

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

51 - 113 W/(m·K)

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Typical for Cast Rare Earth Grade

Chemical properties

PropertyValue

Copper

0.01 - 0.02 %

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Iron

0.01 %

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Lithium

0.18 - 0.2 %

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Manganese

0.03 %

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Neodymium

2 - 2.5 %

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Nickel

4E-3 - 5E-3 %

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Other

each 0.01. Rest Mg, Other rare earth metals should in principle be heavy rare earths, such as gadolinium, dysprosium, erbium and ytterbium. Other rare earth elements are derived from yttrium, typically 80 % Yttrium and 20 % heavy rare earth metals., The zinc and silver content should not exceed 0.20 %.

Yttrium

3.7 - 4.3 %

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Zinc

0.2 %

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Zirconium

0.3 - 1 %

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