Processing of Cellular Magnesium Alloy

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. Yasuo Yamada1,
  2. Cui'e Wen1,
  3. Koji Shimojima1,
  4. Mamoru Mabuchi1,
  5. Mamoru Nakamura1,
  6. Tadashi Asahina1,
  7. Tatsuhiko Aizawa2 and
  8. Kenji Higashi3

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch102

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Yamada, Y., Wen, C., Shimojima, K., Mabuchi, M., Nakamura, M., Asahina, T., Aizawa, T. and Higashi, K. (2000) Processing of Cellular Magnesium Alloy, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch102

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Industrial Research Institute of Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan

  2. 2

    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  3. 3

    Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302826

Online ISBN: 9783527607556



  • magnesium alloys;
  • processing of cellular magnesium alloys


Magnesium is a suitable metal for cellular metals because magnesium exhibits a lower density, compared to aluminum, and a relatively low flow stress. In the present paper, an open-cellular Mg alloy with a very low density of 0.05 g/cm3 is fabricated and compressive properties of the cellular Mg alloy are investigated.