WE43 Magnesium Alloy
Magnesium High Strength Casting Alloy
WE43 is a high strength Magnesium Alloy which offers good mechanical properties both at ambient and elevated temperatures.
The alloy mainly contains yttrium and neodymium. WE43 can be used successfully in temperatures up to 300°C and benefits from good corrosion resistance. The alloy is an excellent engineering solution in applications where weight reduction without compromising performance is required. Motorsport therefore is an obvious beneficiary as is the aerospace sector.
WE43 Magnesium Alloy is a high strength material with good overall mechanical properties. The alloy offers an excellent engineering solution when weight reduction is required. WE43 is suitable for use on ambient and elevated temperatures up to 300°C.
Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory
which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.
- Power transmissions
- Aircraft engines
- Helicopter rotor heads
- Engine casings
- Racing wheels
- Gear box casings
We offer WE43 Magnesium Extruded Alloy in bars. We also offer processing services throughout the Smiths Group - with more than 30 band saws and a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line, we can process your material to your exact requirements.
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