Vacuum Foaming of Magnesium Slurries


  • The authors would like to thank the Technologie Impulse GmbH and the State of Upper Austria for funding this research work in the frame of the Austrian Kplus Program.


A new production route for metallic foams the vacuum foaming technique (VFT), is presented. The principle of this technique is based on the expansion of gas pores in metal melts at low pressure. As starting materials high pressure die casting scrap and machining chips are used.