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PRODUCT DATA of D357.0
MaterialD357.0
General InformationD357.0 is a modification of A357.0 with narrower compositional limits and more stringent inspection requirements. D357.0 is a heat-treatable Al-Si-Mg alloy generally used for premium quality castings in which special properties are developed by careful control of casting and chilling techniques. It has excellent casting characteristics and provides high strength together with good toughness. Data for T6 condition from mmpds
EXPERIENCE IN PRACTICE
Development StatusCommercial Product
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Crystal StructureFace centered cubic (fcc)
Magnetic PropertiesNonmagnetic
ELASTIC PROPERTIES
Tensile Modulus71.7 GPa
Poisson Ratio0.33
THERMAL PROPERTIES
Thermal Conductivity152 W/m.K
Thermal Expansion Coefficient21.6 μstrain/°C
Specific Heat0.963 J/g.K
RELEVANT PROPERTIES FOR USE IN SPACE COMMUNITY
Stress Corrosion StatusLow Resistance to SCC: Table 3