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EN-MC65210 Magnesium vs. AWS ENiCrCoMo-1

EN-MC65210 magnesium belongs to the magnesium alloys classification, while AWS ENiCrCoMo-1 belongs to the nickel 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 EN-MC65210 magnesium and the bottom bar is AWS ENiCrCoMo-1.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 44
210
Elongation at Break, % 2.8
28
Poisson's Ratio 0.29
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 17
82
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 270
710

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 340
330
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 610
1430
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 540
1380
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 970
440
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 26
13

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Density, g/cm3 2.0
8.5
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 27
11
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 220
140

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 12
14
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 59
23
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 38
23
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 47
21
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 17
19

Alloy Composition

Carbon (C), % 0
0.050 to 0.15
Chromium (Cr), % 0
21 to 26
Cobalt (Co), % 0
9.0 to 15
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.030
0 to 0.5
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 5.0
Magnesium (Mg), % 92.6 to 95.6
0
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.15
0.3 to 2.5
Molybdenum (Mo), % 0
8.0 to 10
Nickel (Ni), % 0 to 0.0050
38.6 to 61.7
Niobium (Nb), % 0
0 to 1.0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.030
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.75
Silver (Ag), % 2.0 to 3.0
0
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.015
Unspecified Rare Earths, % 2.0 to 3.0
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.2
0
Zirconium (Zr), % 0.4 to 1.0
0
Residuals, % 0 to 0.010
0 to 0.5