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Magnesium Gadolinium Master Alloy (Mg-Gd Alloy)

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We provide Magnesium Gadolinium Master Alloy in shape of Waffle Ingot, rod and shot at a competitive price.

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Magnesium Gadolinium alloy is made by melting metal magnesium and metal Gadolinium. The common alloy ratio is 20-70% magnesium, and the ratio can also be customized. Magnesium based master alloy has uniform and stable composition, which can meet the requirements of magnesium alloy composition, microstructure regulation and performance improvement. Our master alloys are produced in adherence to strict quality control practices utilizing an induction melting and alloying process followed by static mold or directchill (DC) continuous casting.Static cast finished products are available in a variety of forms including full or cut waffle ingot and notch bar ingot. MagnesiumGadolinium (Mg-Gd) Master Alloy master alloys are also available in shot, screened and sized to specification, and in bagged shot.

Specification of Magnesium Gadolinium Master Alloy



Content of Y



20 ~ 70 




Purity of REE: >99.9% REM


Fe </= 0.003

Si </= 0.01

Cu </= 0.005

Ni </= 0.001

Al </= 0.01

Co </= 0.0001


Mg-Gd series alloys: Gd can improve the melting point and creep resistance of magnesium alloys. As early as 1974, researchers discovered that the Mg-Gd alloy that has undergone extrusion, quenching and tempering and aging treatment has higher tensile strength at both high and low temperatures. Mordike et al. studied the performance comparison of simple Mg-Gd binary alloys with WE43, QE22 and other alloys, and found that the creep resistance of Mg-Gd alloy is much higher than other alloys, and with the increase of Gd content, the creep resistance increase.

Product Line & Custom Capabilities:

In addition to master alloys presented herein, we produce other precision alloying additives. For free literature and more information, request the specific bulletins.

        Extruded Rod             Extruded Rod in Coil

Standard Forms:

       Waffle Ingot               Notch-bar Ingot           Cut Waffle                    Shot                    Bagged Shot

Packaging &Shipping:

Our master alloys are packaged in steel or fiber drumson pallets, wood or card board pallet boxes, and stretch-wrapped on pallets. Most items are available from stock for prompt shipment.

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