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AWS ENiCrFe-2 vs. EN-MC65210 Magnesium

AWS ENiCrFe-2 belongs to the nickel alloys classification, while EN-MC65210 magnesium belongs to the magnesium alloys. There are 18 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (13, in this case) are not shown. Please note that the two materials have significantly dissimilar densities. This means that additional care is required when interpreting the data, because some material properties are based on units of mass, while others are based on units of area or volume.

For each property being compared, the top bar is AWS ENiCrFe-2 and the bottom bar is EN-MC65210 magnesium.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 190
44
Elongation at Break, % 28
2.8
Poisson's Ratio 0.3
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 74
17
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 790
270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 310
340
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1390
610
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1350
540
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 450
970
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 12
26

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 8.5
2.0
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 11
27
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
220

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 23
59
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 26
38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 22
47
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 24
17

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.1
0
Chromium (Cr), % 13 to 17
0
Cobalt (Co), % 0 to 0.12
0
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.030
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 12
0 to 0.010
Magnesium (Mg), % 0
92.6 to 95.6
Manganese (Mn), % 1.0 to 3.5
0 to 0.15
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0.5 to 2.5
0
Nickel (Ni), % 62 to 85
0 to 0.0050
Niobium (Nb), % 0.5 to 4.0
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.030
0
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.75
0 to 0.010
Silver (Ag), % 0
2.0 to 3.0
Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.020
0
Unspecified Rare Earths, % 0
2.0 to 3.0
Zinc (Zn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zirconium (Zr), % 0
0.4 to 1.0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 0.010