Magnesium AZ10A-F-F (UNS M11100) Alloy

Topics Covered

Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties
Other Designations


Magnesium AZ10A-F alloy is a low cost alloy that exhibits moderate strength. This data sheet will elaborate on the properties and applications of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy.

Element Content (%)
Magnesium, Mg 98
Aluminum, Al 1-1.5
Zinc, Zn 0.20-0.60
Manganese, Mn ≥0.20
Copper, Cu ≤0.10
Silicon, Si ≤0.10
Calcium, Ca ≤0.040
Iron, Fe ≤0.0050
Nickel, Ni ≤0.0050

Physical Properties

The physical properties of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy are given in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 1.76 g/cc 0.0636 lb/in³
Melting Point 630-645°C 1170-1190°F

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy are listed in the table below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile Strength 240 MPa 34800 psi
Yield strength (@strain 0.200%) 155 MPa 22500 psi
Compressive Yield Strength (at 0.2% offset) 69 MPa 10000 psi
Elongation at break (in 50 mm) 10% 10%
Elastic Modulus (in tension) 45 GPa 6530 ksi
Poisson's ratio 0.35 0.35
Shear Modulus (estimated from similar Mg alloys) 17 GPa 2470 ksi

Thermal Properties

The following table outlines the thermal properties of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy.

Properties Metric Imperial
Thermal expansion co-efficient (@ 0.000-100°C/32-212°F) 26.6 µm/m°C 14.8 µin/in°F
Thermal Conductivity 110 W/mK 763 BTU in/hr.ft².°F

Other Designations

Some of the other designations that are used to denote magnesium AZ10A-F alloy are:

  • UNS M11100

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