Magnesium Alloy AZ61A

Technical Data Sheet

Chemical Composition Limits
Weight % Al Zn Mn Zr Th Rare Earth Other Specific Gravity
6.5 1.0 0.15 - - - - 1.80

AZ61A (AZM) is a general purpose magnesium alloy which is both gas and arc weldable. AZ61A has a higher tensile strength and superior corrosion resistance compared to AZ31B and it is possible to perform various finishing on its surface.

Typical Mechanical Properties

Material Diameter Ultimate Tensile Strength Yield Strength Elongation
Magnesium Alloy AZ61A-F Round Bar


46 33 17
Magnesium Alloy AZ61A-F Round Bar 0.25" - 2.5" 45 33 16
Magnesium Alloy AZ61A-F Round Bar 2.5" - 5.0" 45 31 15

Magnesium Alloy AZ61A is available in Extruded bars and sections, Forging stock, Extruded tubes and Forgings. Contact Sales for all magnesium stock and extrusion requirements. AZ31 & AZ61 Magnesium extrusions and profiles manufactured to order.

35% Lighter than Aluminium.
1 on 15 people in europe need a mobility aid.
Breakthrough in magnesium technologies has resulted in the start for new lightweight mobility aids.
Less weight, more comfort and affordable.
Magnesium parts for Aerospace, Automotive,
Defense, General machinery, etc. has help reduce weight and increase efficiency.

Most magnesium alloys are not heat treatable like aluminium.

BS 2L503 - Tube
BS L512 - Bar
BS L513 - Forgings

BS 3373 MAG-E-121M
BS 3372 MAG-E-121M

AMS 4350 AZ61A-F extrusions

Werkstoff W.3510 (aerospace)
Werkstoff 3.5612

French Commercial: M1
French Aerospace: AIR/AFNOR G-A6Z1
European / AECMA: EN 1753 MG-P-63

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Every effort is made to ensure that technical specifications are accurate. However, technical specifications included herein should be used as a guideline only. All specifications are subject to change without notice.