Magnesium Melting/Casting and Remelting in Foundries

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. Horst W. Dörsam Dipl.-Ing.

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch114

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Dörsam, H. W. (2000) Magnesium Melting/Casting and Remelting in Foundries, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch114

Editor Information

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

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;
  • magnesium melting;
  • magnesium casting;
  • remelting

Summary

The following exposition describes today's common melting and remelting plants for magnesium, with some prospects for developments to be expected, particularly for “inhouse recycling”.

The main topic will be the furnaces and the necessary accessories, not the generally known casting methods.