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Magnesium Aluminum Alloy Rev. Date 04/21/06



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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
 
Product Code:   13-0510 13-0515
Magnesium:   50 +/_ 2% 65 +/- 2%
Aluminum:   50 +/- 2% 35 +/- 2%
Total Mg & Al:   98% Min. 98% Min.
Oxides:   2.0% Max. 2.0% Max.
Iron:   0.75% Max. 0.75% Max.
Silicon:   0.5% Max. 0.5% Max.
Other Metals:   0.5% Max. 0.5% Max.
Grease and Oil:   0.01% Max. 0.01% Max.
Moisture:   0.05% Max. 0.05% Max.
Grit:   0.1% Max. 0.1% Max.
Granulations:   Upon Request Upon Request
       
       
 
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:  JAN-M-454
 
PACKAGING:   Unlined Metal Drums
 
USES:   Magnesium aluminum alloys are use in pyrotechnic composition such as flash powders for photography. They can be used in paint manufacturing, chemical reaction in making hydrides of lithium and boron, and in various thermite processes.
 
HANDLING:   If any operation involving this product may result in a suspension of alloy powder or dust, precautions must be taken to avoid such suspensions. Care in handling should be used to avoid dust suspensions. No smoking, open flames, or sparks shall be permitted in areas where magnesium aluminum alloys are present. Automatic sprinklers are not recommended in areas where magnesium alloy powder is handled or used. Since no exposure limit has been established by OSHA and ACGIH, we recommend that our product be treated as a nuisance dust 15mg/m3. See MSDS for more information.
 
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:   Magnesium Alloy Powder
& SHIPPING INFORMATION:   UN# 1418, Class 4.3, PGII, Label Code 4.3(4.2)
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION

Magnesium Aluminum Alloy
 
CAS Number for Mg
CAS Number for Al
Water Solubility
 

7439-95-4
7429-90-5
Insoluble
 

EINEC Number
Specific Gravity
Melting point
 

N/A
1.8 for 50/50 Mg/Al alloy
50/50 Mg/Al alloy melts
about 443 °C
 

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