156. New Perspectives with Magnesium Sheet
- Prof. Dr. K. U. Kainer
Published Online: 22 APR 2005
Copyright © 2004 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Magnesium: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications
How to Cite
Juchmann, P. and Wolff, S. (2003) New Perspectives with Magnesium Sheet, in Magnesium: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603565.ch156
GKSS-Forschungszentrum, Institut für Werkstoffforschung, Max-Planck-Straße, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
- Published Online: 22 APR 2005
- Published Print: 27 NOV 2003
Print ISBN: 9783527309757
Online ISBN: 9783527603565
- magnesium sheet;
- new perspectives
Due to their outstanding property profile Magnesium flat rolled products represent an attractive material for new ultralight constructions. This is especially valid for large thinwalled automobile components as well as for high performance machines or electronic equipment. The growing interest for Magnesium sheet results from continuous quality improvements and a better availability of semi-finished products. The technical and economical competitiveness is closely connected with further optimising the process chains of Magnesium wrought alloys.
As a young subsidiary of Salzgitter AG, Salzgitter Magnesium-Technologie GmbH therefore concentrates on the development, production, processing and trading of new, high quality Magnesium flat rolled products. The company offers a complete technology and material partnership ranging from product development to series applications. A new Magnesium rolling mill at Salzgitter already produces tailor made Magnesium sheet on an industrial scale.
The paper gives an overview of application potential and perspectives of Magnesium sheet and reports about present developments at Salzgitter Magnesium-Technologie GmbH.