Properties and Processing of Magnesium Wrought Products for Automotive Applications

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. Wolfgang Sebastian,
  2. Klaus Dröder and
  3. Sönke Schumann

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch95

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Sebastian, W., Dröder, K. and Schumann, S. (2000) Properties and Processing of Magnesium Wrought Products for Automotive Applications, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch95

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, 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 wrought products;
  • automotive applications;
  • properties;
  • processing

Summary

Certain key questions concerning processing and joining techniques need to be answered before magnesium extrusions can be used in vehicles. Forming behaviour, corrosion resistance and alloy development are all areas where research is still necessary.