Magnesium anode data sheet

Technical performance

Performance Data: Standard grade cast High grade cast
Efficiency (%) >50 >50
Closed-circuit potential (V) -1.52 to -1.57 -1.64 to -1.69
Open-circuit potential (V) -1.57 to -1.62 -1.77 to -1.82

 

Chemical composition (% by weight)

Chemical composition for normal grade cast according to ASTM B 843 AZ63B, and for high grade cast according to ASTM B 843 M1C.

Element Normal grade cast (content %) High grade cast (content %)
Aluminium (Al) 5.30-6.70 ≤ 0.001
Mangan (Mn) 0.15-0.70 0.50-1.30
Zinc (Zn) 2.30-3.70 ≤ 0.020
Nickel (Ni) ≤ 0.003 0.001
Copper (Cu)  ≤ 0.050  ≤ 0.015 
Iron (Fe)  ≤ 0.003  ≤ 0.020 
Silicon (Si)  ≤ 0.100  ≤ 0.040 
Other ≤ 0.300  ≤ 0.300