SECORP designation (UNS NO.)
Alloying elements are magnesium and silicon which combine to form the hardening compound of Mg2Si. Excellent cold forming properties in the annealed temper. Satisfactory in corrosion resistance.
Commonly used in the manufacture of heavy-duty structures requiring good corrosion resistance, truck and marine components, railroad cars, furniture, tank fittings, general structural and high pressure applications, wire products, and in pipelines.