Aluminum Alloy ADC12 Ingot For Sale

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What Is ADC12 Ingot?

ADC12 Ingot belongs to the family of aluminum alloys specifically formulated for die casting, a manufacturing process where molten metal is injected into a mold cavity to create intricate and detailed parts. The nomenclature ‘ADC12’ signifies Aluminum Die Casting Alloy with a designation of 12.

Composition of Aluminum Die Casting 12 Ingot:

  1. Aluminum (Al): The primary constituent, aluminum, provides the alloy with its lightweight and corrosion-resistant properties.

  2. Silicon (Si): Silicon enhances fluidity during the casting process and contributes to the alloy’s strength.

  3. Copper (Cu): Copper improves hardness and corrosion resistance while facilitating heat dissipation.

  4. Iron (Fe): Iron acts as a strengthener and modifier, enhancing the overall mechanical properties.

  5. Manganese (Mn): Manganese assists in grain refinement, contributing to improved strength.

  6. Magnesium (Mg): Magnesium provides additional strength and enhances the alloy’s response to heat treatment.

  7. Zinc (Zn): A minor component, zinc aids in improving the alloy’s fluidity during casting.

  8. Other Trace Elements: Small amounts of other elements may be present to fine-tune specific properties based on application requirements.

Properties of Aluminum Die Casting Alloy Ingot:

  1. High Strength-to-Weight Ratio: ADC12 exhibits a remarkable strength-to-weight ratio, making it ideal for applications where lightweight components with structural integrity are crucial.

  2. Excellent Castability: The alloy’s composition, particularly the presence of silicon, contributes to its excellent castability, allowing for intricate and complex shapes.

  3. Corrosion Resistance: The inherent corrosion-resistant nature of aluminum is augmented by additional elements, enhancing the alloy’s durability in various environments.

  4. Thermal Conductivity: ADC12’s thermal conductivity is advantageous in applications requiring effective heat dissipation, such as in electronic components.

  5. Machinability: The alloy’s machinability is favorable, allowing for precise shaping and finishing of cast parts.

Manufacturing Processes of ADC12 Ingot:

  1. Alloy Formation: Aluminum Die Casting Alloy 12 is created by melting and combining the individual alloying elements to achieve the desired composition.

  2. Casting: The molten ADC12 alloy is injected into dies or molds under high pressure, where it solidifies to form the desired component shape.

  3. Heat Treatment: Some applications may involve heat treatment processes to further enhance the mechanical properties of cast parts.

Industrial Applications of Aluminum Die Casting Ingot:

  1. Automotive Components: ADC12 is widely used in the automotive industry for manufacturing components such as engine parts, transmission cases, and structural elements due to its lightweight and durable nature.

  2. Electronic Housings: The alloy’s excellent thermal conductivity makes it suitable for electronic housings, where efficient heat dissipation is crucial.

  3. Consumer Goods: Aluminum Die Casting Alloy 12 finds applications in the production of various consumer goods, including household appliances, power tools, and recreational equipment.

  4. Industrial Components: Its strength and versatility make ADC12 a preferred choice for various industrial components, contributing to the efficiency and reliability of machinery.

Aluminum ADC12 ingot
ADC12 ingot
ADC12 Specifications

Specifications Of Aluminum ADC12 Ingot:

ADC12 Physical Properties

Physical PropertiesMetricUS/Imperial
Density2.823 g/cc0.1020 lb/in³

ADC12 Mechanical Properties

Mechanical PropertiesMetricUS/Imperial
Hardness, Brinell8585
Hardness, Knoop109109
Hardness, Rockwell B5353
Hardness, Vickers9696
Tensile Strength, Ultimate331 MPa
Tensile Strength, Yield165 MPa
Elongation at Break2.5 %2.5 %
Fatigue Strength140 MPa
Machinability50 %50 %
Shear Strength199 MPa

ADC12 Electrical Properties

Electrical PropertiesMetricUS/Imperial
Electrical Resistivity0.00000750 ohm-cm0.00000750 ohm-cm

ADC12 Thermal Properties

Thermal PropertiesMetricUS/Imperial
Heat of Fusion389 J/g167 BTU/lb
CTE, linear20.8 µm/m-°C
@Temperature 20.0 – 100 °C
11.6 µin/in-°F
@Temperature 68.0 – 212 °F
22.1 µm/m-°C
@Temperature 20.0 – 300 °C
12.3 µin/in-°F
@Temperature 68.0 – 572 °F
Specific Heat Capacity0.963 J/g-°C0.230 BTU/lb-°F
Thermal Conductivity92.0 W/m-K638 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°F
Melting Point516 – 582 °C961 – 1080 °F
Solidus516 °C961 °F
Liquidus582 °C1080 °F

ADC12 Processing Properties

Processing PropertiesMetricUS/Imperial
Annealing Temperature177 – 260 °C350 – 500 °F
 260 – 371 °C500 – 700 °F
Casting Temperature616 – 699 °C1140 – 1290 °F

ADC12 Component Elements Properties

Component Elements PropertiesMetricUS/Imperial
Aluminum, Al77.3 – 86.5 %77.3 – 86.5 %
Copper, Cu3.0 – 4.5 %3.0 – 4.5 %
Iron, Fe<= 1.3 %<= 1.3 %
Magnesium, Mg<= 0.10 %<= 0.10 %
Manganese, Mn<= 0.50 %<= 0.50 %
Nickel, Ni<= 0.50 %<= 0.50 %
Other, total<= 0.50 %<= 0.50 %
Silicon, Si10.5 – 12 %10.5 – 12 %
Tin, Sn<= 0.35 %<= 0.35 %
Zinc, Zn<= 3.0 %<= 3.0 %

Palletized and loaded in 20ft or 40ft HQ of ADC12 Ingot and also on clients requirements. Our Aluminum Die Casting Alloy 12 is packed on pallets of 500kg to 1000kg.