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Magnesium Foil

Magnesium Foil is a thin foil of magnesium metal produced by Goodfellow. With 91 variations available, it come in a range of thicknesses from 0.025mm to 3mm. This foil is valued for properties like its low density, high strength-to-weight ratio and good thermal conductivity. Its applications include being used as a packaging material, as a cathode material in batteries and as a lightweight structural component in the aerospace and automotive industries. With its unique material properties, Magnesium Foil enables innovative product designs across many technology sectors.
Formula: Mg
Percentage Purity: 99.9%
Thickness: 0.01mm
Length 1: 10mm
Length 2: 10mm
CAS Number: 7439-95-4
UOM Code: 836-138-93
SKU: 1000130372
Product Code: MG00-FL-000160

Tolerances

Foil
Thickness <0.01mm ±25%
Thickness 0.01mm - 0.05mm ±15%
Thickness >0.05mm ±10%
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Tolerances

Foil
Thickness <0.01mm ±25%
Thickness 0.01mm - 0.05mm ±15%
Thickness >0.05mm ±10%
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Material Properties for Metals

Atomic Properties
Element Value
Atomic number 12
Crystal structure Hexagonal close packed
Electronic structure Ne 3s²
Valences shown 2
Atomic weight( amu ) 24.305
Thermal neutron absorption cross-section( Barns ) 0.064
Photo-electric work function( eV ) 3.66
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 24/ 78.99
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 26/ 11.01
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 25/ 10.00
Atomic radius - Goldschmidt( nm ) 0.16
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 2/ 15.03
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 6/ 187
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 4/ 109
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 5/ 141
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 1/ 7.65
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 3/ 80.1
Mechanical Properties
Element Value
Material condition Hard
Material condition Soft
Poisson's ratio 0.291
Poisson's ratio 0.291
Bulk modulus( GPa ) 35.6
Bulk modulus( GPa ) 35.6
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 44.7
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 44.7
Hardness - Vickers( kgf mm⁻² ) 35-45
Hardness - Vickers( kgf mm⁻² ) 30-35
Tensile strength( MPa ) 232
Tensile strength( MPa ) 185
Yield strength( MPa ) 69
Yield strength( MPa ) 100
Electrical Properties
Element Value
Electrical resistivity( µOhmcm ) 4.2@20@20°C
Temperature coefficient( K⁻¹ ) 0.00425@0-100°C
Thermal emf against Pt (cold 0C - hot 100C)( mV ) 0.44
Physical Properties
Element Value
Boiling point( C ) 1090
Density( gcm⁻³ ) 1.74@20°C
Thermal Properties
Element Value
Melting point( C ) 649
Latent heat of evaporation( J g⁻¹ ) 5254
Latent heat of fusion( J g⁻¹ ) 362
Specific heat( J K⁻¹ kg⁻¹ ) 1020@25°C
Thermal conductivity( W m⁻¹ K⁻¹ ) 156@0-100°C
Coefficient of thermal expansion( x10⁻⁶ K⁻¹ ) 26@0-100°C
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