The defense sector’s continual need to reduce equipment weight has created many opportunities for magnesium. Furthermore, magnesium has good vibration damping capacity and low acoustic impedance that enhances performance for many defense applications. From ballistic armor to electronic enclosures, magnesium alloys are a lightweight alternative to aluminum in a growing number of applications. Luxfer’s magnesium wrought products are manufactured per ASTM and AMS standards that correspond to many Mil-Standards. Magnesium plate alloys AZ31B-H24 and Elektron 43 are the materials of choice for many defense applications where strength is critical and quality cannot be sacrificed. With additional cost savings associated with faster machining rates, magnesium plate is an innovative solution for many defense applications. Contact Luxfer MRP to learn more about magnesium plate and how light-weighting can enhance your product.