Why magnesium alloy????

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
Mr Gadget Senior Member • Posts: 1,973
Re: Why magnesium alloy????

coronawithlime wrote:

golf1982 wrote:

Thanks, ,

is magnesium not also quite volatile? I presume this is resolved with the alloy.

If I understand correctly this is only when finely divided.

Not so! VW magnesium engine cases will burn nicely.

http://www.burningart.com/meico/pyro/mag.html

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