Use of Threaded Fasteners in Die Cast Magnesium 860289

Threaded fastener performance in an AZ91 die cast magnesium alloy has been evaluated from the standpoint of drive torque, strip torque and clamp load obtained at various thread engagement lengths (and percent thread engagement for self threading fasteners), Both self threading and conventional (tapped hole) fasteners were tested. Fastener sizes ranged from a No. 8 thread size to 3/8 inch. Recommended hole dimensions for use in magnesium have been proposed.


Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »


Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Purchase more aerospace standards and aerospace material specifications and save! AeroPaks off a customized subscription plan that lets you pay for just the documents that you need, when you need them.