Australian scientists have created a new magnesium alloy featuring a mirror-finish and enhanced strength and lightness. AM-lite is a magnesium high-pressure die-casting alloy developed by an international research team led by Australian firm Advanced Magnesium Technologies (AMT) and the CAST Cooperative Research Center (CRC). It is the first magnesium alloy that readily can be electroplated and is described as lighter, more affordable, stronger and more suitable for decorative ...

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