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    • Magnesium - Rod

      Magnesium was recognised in 1755 by Joseph Black in Edinburgh, Scotland, and isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808 in London. Magnesium is a brilliant white metal, which is relatively soft. It is one of the more abundant elements, there being 23000 ppm in the earth's crust. As a powder, magnesium is extremely reactive, but as a solid it oxidises slowly in air and reacts slowly in water. It does not occur naturally, but is found in combination with other elements in minerals such as magnesite (MgCO₃, primarily) and dolomite (the double carbonate of magnesium and calcium). As with other elements in groups 1 and 2 of the periodic table, it can be produced by electrolysis of the molten halide. Applications of magnesium include its use as a deoxidiser for copper, brass and nickel alloys and it is also added to several aluminium base alloys. It is the basis of strong, light alloys used in the aircraft and automobile industries (e.g. in engine assemblies). Alloys with zirconium and thorium have also been investigated for their use in aircraft manufacture. Pure magnesium can also be used as a sacrificial electrode to protect other metals.Rod - A straight length of circular section material.

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    Product MG00-RD-000110 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 1.6mm Temper As Drawn Length 100 mm - 1000 mm Purity 99.9%
    Product MG00-RD-000115 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 3.2mm Temper As Drawn Length 100 mm - 1000 mm Purity 99.9%
    Product MG00-RD-000118 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 4.8mm Temper As Drawn Length 100 mm - 1000 mm Purity 99.9%
    Product MG00-RD-000120 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 7.9mm Temper As Drawn Length 25mm - 1000mm Purity 99.9%
    Product MG00-RD-000122 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 10mm Temper As Drawn Length 50mm - 1000mm Purity 99.97%
    Product MG00-RD-000124 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 12.7mm Temper As Drawn Length 100 mm - 1000 mm Purity 99.9%
    Product MG00-RD-000128 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 15mm Temper As Drawn Length 50mm - 1000mm Purity 99.97%
    Product MG00-RD-000130 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 25.4mm Temper As Drawn Length 100mm - 1000mm Purity 99.9%
    Product MG00-RD-000150 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 50mm Temper As Drawn Length 100mm - 1000mm Purity 99.9%
    Product MG00-RD-000160 Magnesium - Rod Diameter 76mm Temper As Drawn Length 150 mm Purity 99.9%
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