Corrosion Behavior of Thin Wall Magnesium Products Molded by Thixomolding

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. Isao Nakatsugawa,
  2. Hidenori Takayasu and
  3. Ken Saito

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch71

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Nakatsugawa, I., Takayasu, H. and Saito, K. (2006) Corrosion Behavior of Thin Wall Magnesium Products Molded by Thixomolding, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch71

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. (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;
  • corrosion behavior;
  • thin wall magnesium products;
  • thixomolding

Summary

In this paper, the corrosion behavior of thin wall Mg products including commercial housings were evaluated by salt spray and electrochemical testing. The effect of thickness and direction of the melt flow were then discussed.