WE43A

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Properties

General

PropertyValueTemperature

Density

2.1 g/cm³

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23.0 °C

Mechanical

PropertyValueTemperatureComment

Elastic modulus

44 GPa

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Elongation

4.9 - 5.2 %

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Poisson's ratio

0.29 [-]

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Typical for Magnesium

Shear modulus

45 GPa

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Typical for Magnesium

Tensile strength

250 - 270 MPa

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Yield strength

160 - 170 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValueTemperature

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.7E-5 1/K

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Melting point

570 °C

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Specific heat capacity

970 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

26 W/(m·K)

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Chemical properties

Property

Copper

0 - 0.03 %

Iron

0 - 0.01 %

Lithium

0 - 0.2 %

Magnesium

89.5 - 93.5 %

Manganese

0 - 0.15 %

Nickel

0 - 5E-3 %

Other

0 - 0.3 %

Rare Earth Elements

2.4 - 4.4 %

Silicon

0 - 0.01 %

Yttrium

3.7 - 4.3 %

Zinc

0 - 0.2 %

Zirconium

0.4 - 1 %