Magnesium Forging Billet

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Luxfer MEL Technologies unique range of cast magnesium billet enable; lighter, stronger, safer and higher performance designs.

Our DC billet has excellent formability characteristics which reduces rejects and lowers processing costs for operators. DC cast billet is supplied in the homogenised condition with a high quality machined surface suitable for forging.

Luxfer MEL Technologies is one of the only producers in the world that can manufacture high quality magnesium billet in large volumes.

Our high integrity billet meets and exceeds the automotive industry standard for corrosion resistance, toughness, ductility and strength.

Magnesium is 30% lighter than aluminium significantly reduces the mass of structural components in high performance applications.

We are able to provide technical advice on forging, machining and processing magnesium materials, contact us today to discuss your application.

Magnesium Forging Billet Products

Elektron 43®

Elektron 43® is a light, high strength wrought magnesium alloy for use at temperatures up to 250 ̊C.

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Elektron AZ80A Forging Billet

AZ80A is a wrought magnesium base alloy containing aluminium, zinc and manganese.

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Elektron Cast Billet

Direct chill cast billet is manufactured by Luxfer MEL Technologies as the starting material for other magnesium products.

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Machining Magnesium

Magnesium is the lightest structural metal and exhibits excellent machinability.

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Meet the Magnesium Forging Billet Team

Rick Tonge MBA

Product Line Manager

Based in Manchester, UK, Rick supports our customers globally, enabling his clients to design high performance products using Luxfer’s material technology. Why not reach out to Rick today?

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