Grain Refinement of Magnesium Casting Alloys by Boron Addition

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. Naohisa Nishino,
  2. Hiroshi Kawahara,
  3. Yoshihiro Shimizu and
  4. Hiroaki Iwahori

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch10

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Nishino, N., Kawahara, H., Shimizu, Y. and Iwahori, H. (2006) Grain Refinement of Magnesium Casting Alloys by Boron Addition, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch10

Editor Information

  1. GKSS-Forschungszentrum Geesthacht GmbH, Institut für Werkstofforschung, Max-Planck- Straße, D-21502 Geesthacht, Germany

Author Information

  1. Toyota Central R & D Labs., Inc., Aichi, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302826

Online ISBN: 9783527607556

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Keywords:

  • magnesium alloys;
  • alloy development;
  • magnesium casting alloys;
  • grain refinement;
  • boron addition

Summary

The purpose of the present study is to investigate the grain refinement process by boron addition and examine the effects of casting conditions and alloying elements on the grain refinement with boron addition.