Month: February 2019

SIUE Solar Car Team Experiences the Benefits of using Magnesium Plate for Lightweighting

How do you educate lightweighting with magnesium? Start as early as possible! Luxfer Magnesium Rolled Products (MRP) is excited to be helping the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE) Solar Car team with magnesium education and material. Luxfer MRP was impressed with the students as they came prepared with great applications for various components within the Solar …

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Wrought Magnesium Plate for Vibration Testing

Magnesium is admired by engineers for it’s lightweight and strength that results in reduced component mass. However, most material science experts are unaware that magnesium has another beneficial property, vibration damping. The vibration damping properties of magnesium has lead the vibration testing industry to accept magnesium as the material of choice for vibration slip and …

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