Image icon  Microstructure of extruded tube in Magnesium alloy AZ91 in direction perpendicular to the direction of extrusion.

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Description: Microstructure showing regular grains with uniformly distributed precipitates of intermetallic phase Mg17Al12.
Keywords: aluminium • magnesium • zinc
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Metals & alloys > Magnesium & alloys
Processes > Shaping > Deformation > Extrusion
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: J Adamowski, Department of Production Engineering, Thermoenergetics and Mathematical Models, University of Genoa, Italy
DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 25 July 2005
Date added: 21 August 2009
Resource ID: 1869