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Ballistic Applications of Magnesium Alloys

Magnesium alloys offer a unique combination of high tensile strength (up to 410 MPa), low density (up to 1.8 g/cm3), and superior shock-absorbency (100 times greater than aluminum alloys!).
In addition, Magnesium has the highest Specific Damping Capasity (SDC) among metals used in armor applications.
Enhanced energy absorption and shock mitigation make magnesium an attractive choice in ballistic applications.

Magnesium.com offers following armor materials based on magnesium alloys:

  1. Magnesium armor plates in accordance with MIL-DTL-32333;
  2. Magnesium-ceramic armor for combat vehicles;
  3. Magnesium-composite armor for personal protection.

Magnesium.com also supplies technical solutions for protection of magnesium against corrosion and ignition.

Ballistic Applications

Metal Alloy / SDC

Typical Magnesium alloys

0.4 – 1.6

Hardened Steel

0.2 - 1

Typical Aluminum alloys

0.1 – 0.25

About Lightest Armor

The parent company, Magnesium.com, Inc. specializes in the development, manufacture and supply of lightweight applications deploying proprietary and generic magnesium, aluminum-lithium and other aluminum-based specialized alloys and hybrid materials...

Weight Reduction

Weight reduction is a critical design requirement across the range of military equipment. Magnesium.com Group develops solutions for application of magnesium in structural and system components to achieve weight reduction...

Ballistic Applications

Magnesium alloys offer a unique combination of high tensile strength (up to 410 MPa), low density (up to 1.8 g/cm3), and superior shock-absorbency (100 times greater than aluminum alloys!). In addition, Magnesium has the highest...

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