Magnesium AZ10A-F Alloy (UNS M11100)

Topics Covered

Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties


Magnesium alloys contain a combination of magnesium with other metals such as aluminum, manganese, copper, zinc, silicon, rare earths and zirconium. These alloys are some of lightest structural metals available.

Magnesium AZ10A-F has moderate strength and is comparatively inexpensive. The following sections will discuss in detail about magnesium AZ10A-F alloy.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy is outlined in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Aluminum, Al 1.20
Silicon, Si 1.1
Zinc, Zn 0.40
Manganese, Mn 0.20
Magnesium, Mg Remainder

Physical Properties

The physical properties of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 1.76 g/cm3 0.0636 lb/in3
Melting point 630 - 645°C 1170 - 1190°F

Mechanical Properties

The following table shows mechanical properties of magnesium AZ10A-F extruded alloy.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength 240 MPa 34800 psi
Yield strength 155 MPa 22500 psi
Poisson’s ratio 0.35 0.35
Elastic modulus 45 GPa 6526 ksi
Elongation 10% 10%

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of magnesium AZ10A-F alloy are tabulated below.

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

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